ERIC Number: EJ629726
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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College Stress and Persistence as a Function of Attachment and Support.
Perrine, Rose M.
Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, v13 n1 p7-22 Spr 2001
First-year college students rated their attachment styles and perceived stress and social support; persistence in college was tracked for two semesters. Found that students with one type of insecure attachment (fearful) perceived the most stress, were least satisfied with available support, and had the highest dropout rate. Females perceived more stress and dropped out more than males. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Freshmen, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Sex Differences, Social Support Groups, Stress Variables
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 1728 College St., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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