Meet ADEWUYI TEMITAYO DEBORAH OLUFEMI, an Academic Staff of Lagos State University.


Clinical Psychology


Associate Professor / Reader




At the Psychology department office

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Research Interest

Topic: Gender And Peer Group Influence On Substance Abuse Among Undergraduates.

Description: This is a survey study which investigated gender and peer influence on substance abuse among undergraduates in Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria. 513 undergraduates were purposively selected for the study. The theoretical framework of the study was based on the theories of peer relationship and substance abuse. The researchers designed the instrument from the available literature reviewed. Gender and Peer Influence on Substance Abuse Inventory (GAPISAI) used in collecting data from the respondents. The data collected were analysed using percentages, Pearson Product Moment Correlation Co-efficient formula and t-test statistical analysis. The three formulated hypotheses were accepted by the results of the finding. The researchers suggested that all fresh and state students in the University should be exposed to Self Concept Assertiveness Training (SCAT); Drug Screening Test (DST) and Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Programme (SARF).


# Certificate SchoolYear
1. Ph.D (Clinical Psychology) University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 2020

Current Research

Domestic Violence, Personality Profiling And Psychological Well-being of Married Women in Nigeria

Research Details

This study is based on sequential explanatory design of mixed method approach of critical realism. The purpose of this study is to find out the cause and prevalence of domestic violence in the three major tribes of Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo (WAZOBIA) in Nigeria. It is also to find out whether domestic violence will affect the personality profiling and psychological well-being of married women in Nigeria. The theoretical framework of the study include; psycho-dynamic theory of family violence, Social learning theory, Control theory, Social Isolation theory, Exosystem Factor theory and Microsystem Factor theory. The study comprised a sample of 750 and 75  (WAZOBIA) married Nigeria couple within the age range of 18-50 as well as mean years of 10-15 years for both the quantitative and qualitative research approaches. Big Five Personality Inventory (NEO-FFI; Custa & McCrae, 1992). Psychological Well being Scale (PWS: Ryff & Keyes, 1995) & Domestic Violence Questionnaire (Abolmaali, Saberi & Saber, 2014) were used to gather information from the participants. Structured Interview format (SIF) on Domestic Violence, Personality Profiling and Psychological Well Being was used for the qualitative data collection. Descriptive and inferential statistics of T-Test and Multiple Regression were use to test the four Hypotheses formulated for the study. The group discuss is still ongoing. 


ADEWUYI TEMITAYO is a Associate Professor / Reader at the Department of Psychology

ADEWUYI has a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

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