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The study was to find out the influence of introversion and extroversion personality types on adjustment tendency among secondary school students in Ogoja Education zone. The factors responsible for maladjustment tendencies (introversion and extroversion) are poor parenting style, hostile family environment, poor motivation, lack of needs satisfaction, age of the individual, anxiety, and stress among others. The population of the study comprises of senior secondary school students in SS1 in Ogoja education zone of Cross River State. The sample of SSI studied aws 868, made up of 10% of the population. The instrument used was a developed questionnaire known as “introversion/ extroversion personality trait and adjustment tendencies scale” (IEPTATS). It was validated and the reliability of the instrument was established using cronbach alpha statistics, data collected was analysed using multiple regression analysis. Based on the research findings, it was concluded that introversion/ extroversion personality traits influence academic and emotional adjustment of students in secondary schools. Based on this it was recommended that, professional counsellors and other therapists should perform their duties effectively to create opportunities for the children to interact freely with peers in school, parents at home to help them adjust both academically and emotionally
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