ERIC Number: ED035929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Aug
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Research in Student Mental Health. Research into Higher Education Monograph.
This monograph outlines the present position of research in the field of student mental health. The aim is to provide a selective review of the literature in this field, to indicate those particular areas in which research is now being carried out and to give an indication of those areas in which research could usefully be done. Topics covered are: (1) causes of psychological illness; (2) the incidence of psychological illness; (3) academic difficulty and drop out rates; (4) causes of wastage and drop out; (5) prediction of illness and drop out; (6) the institution; (7) the meaning of the university to the student; and (8) areas for future research including the individual and the institution, and underachievement. (KJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research, Institutional Environment, Institutions, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Psychological Studies, Research Needs, Research Projects, Research Reviews (Publications)
Society for Research into Higher Education Limited, 20 Gower Street, London, W.C.I., England (716, $.90 per copy)
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Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).