Domestic violence, depression and substance abuse among adolescents
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Many adolescents are still thought to face high levels of substance abuse and this have been attributed to domestic violence of their parents ,guardians or partners, and the role of depression as well. This research set out to examine the relationship between domestic violence, depression and substance abuse among adolescents .A correlational study design that quantitative and descriptive was adopted to establish the relationship between the variables. Total of 100 respondents, both male and female participated in the study. Data collected was analyzed using statistical package for social sciences [SPSS],where Pearson correlation co efficient [r] was used to test the significance of hypotheses .The study revealed that there is significant relationship between domestic violence and substance abuse; the study also revealed that there was a significant relationship between domestic violence and depression. The study further showed that depression and substance have significant relationship.