THE EFFECT OF ANXIETY ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OF THE GIRLCHILD

  • Tayibat Bello Shinko Department of Educational Psychology, Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto
Keywords: Effect, Anxiety, Mental Health, Girl Child

Abstract

Exploitation of the girl-child by parents, guidance, and other caregivers have constitute a major source of anxiety for her. This paper discusses the various ego defense mechanism employ by the girl-child to cope with the threats of anxiety. The implication of such reactions for mental and social well-being of the girl-child was also highlighted and the responsibility of parents, counselors, government and the society as a whole in protecting the girl-child emotionally and socially was also stressed.

Published
2020-09-09
How to Cite
Shinko, T. (2020). THE EFFECT OF ANXIETY ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OF THE GIRLCHILD. Sokoto Educational Review, 10(1), 70-77. https://doi.org/10.35386/ser.v10i1.365