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Wong, Mun; Power, Thomas G. – Early Education and Development, 2019
This longitudinal study examined the association between Chinese children's coping strategies and depressive symptoms within the context of the transition from preschool to primary school in Hong Kong. Research Findings: Principal component analyses of children's strategies for coping with stress during the transition to school revealed three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coping, Student Adjustment, Depression (Psychology)
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Tripodi, Stephen J.; Mennicke, Annelise M.; McCarter, Susan A.; Ropes, Katie – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Objective: This study assessed the effectiveness of Seeking Safety on depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with incarcerated women. Method: A randomized controlled trial (N = 40) was used to analyze Seeking Safety's effectiveness compared to a treatment-as-usual control group. Analyses of covariance were used to assess differences…
Descriptors: Females, Safety, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Institutionalized Persons
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Imai, Tatsuya; Imai, Ayako – Journal of International Students, 2019
Intergroup contact theory suggests that developing a close relationship with outgroup members ameliorates the negative impact of prejudice that individuals perceive from outgroup members. This article specifically investigates the moderating role of cross-ethnic self-disclosure in the link between international students' perceived ethnic/racial…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Well Being, Intergroup Relations, Interpersonal Relationship
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Shadowen, Noel L.; Williamson, Ariel A.; Guerra, Nancy G.; Ammigan, Ravichandran; Drexler, Matthew L. – Journal of International Students, 2019
International students often experience significant challenges and difficulties adjusting to their new campus and university environment abroad. As a result, understanding the unique needs of these students has become an important priority for many university administrators and mental health professionals amid growing health concerns faced by…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Correlation, Incidence, Foreign Students
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Denault, Anne-Sophie; Poulin, François – Applied Developmental Science, 2019
To examine whether trajectories of participation in organized activities during the high school years and beyond (from ages 14 to 20) predicted outcomes at age 21 (externalizing problems, internalizing problems, civic engagement, number of years of education, and perception of physical health), 354 youths (60% girls) were surveyed annually over…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Young Adults, Participation
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Shim, Eun-Jung; Noh, Hae-lim; Yoon, Jungmin; Mun, Han sol; Hahm, Bong-Jin – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To examine the longitudinal trajectory of daytime dysfunction (DD) and its relationship with fatigue by depression status in university students. Participants: 243 students completed online surveys from September-December 2016. Methods: Surveys were conducted at three time points over a semester period: the beginning of the semester,…
Descriptors: Fatigue (Biology), Depression (Psychology), College Students, Incidence
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Russell, Beth S.; Simpson, Emily; Flannery, Kaitlin M.; Ohannessian, Christine M. – Youth & Society, 2019
This longitudinal study sought to investigate associations between adolescent substance use and family functioning and whether internalizing symptoms play a mediating role in this relationship; based on growing evidence from the literature, we also explored gender differences. Participants (N = 1,036) completed surveys in school during 2007, 2008,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Family Relationship, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Decker-Woodrow, Lauren – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between internal teacher profiles and pre-K teacher-child interaction quality in the pre-K classroom. Two questions were addressed: (1) What internal profiles exist for pre-kindergarten (pre-K) teachers? and (2) Do internal profiles relate to observed structural and process quality in the pre-K classroom?…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Bistricky, Steven L.; Harper, Kristina L.; Roberts, Caroline M.; Cook, Diana M.; Schield, Staci L.; Bui, Jennifer; Short, Mary B. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: College students are susceptible to undermanaged stress and its detrimental effects, and though they could use evidence-based stress reduction techniques (SRTs) to remedy this, many do not. Unfortunately, little is known about what might encourage greater use. Purpose: This study examined to what extent a framework integrating…
Descriptors: Stress Management, College Students, Health Behavior, Health Promotion
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Liknaitzky, Paul; Smillie, Luke D.; Allen, Nicholas B. – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Depression is associated with biased interpretations and beliefs that are resistant to change. This kind of cognitive rigidity may depend on two distinct factors--a reduced ability for processing information that conflicts with these interpretations and beliefs and a reduced ability for generating alternative representations. Although depressive…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Kelliher Rabon, Jessica; Sirois, Fuschia M.; Hirsch, Jameson K. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: College students may be at heightened risk for suicide and suicidal behavior due to maladaptive cognitive-emotional factors and failure to practice basic health behaviors. However, self-compassion and wellness behaviors may protect against risk. The relation between self-compassion and suicidal behavior and the contributing roles of…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Suicide, Self Destructive Behavior, Emotional Response
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Fang, Haolei; Gagne, Jeffrey Robert – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
Employing a multi-method approach, we investigated observed and parent-rated child behavioral inhibition (BI) and maternal reports of their own negative affectivity (NA) as predictors of young children's internalizing problems. Participants were 201 children who were siblings between 2.5 and 5.5 years of age (mean = 3.86, standard deviation =…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Inhibition, Child Behavior, Mothers
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Longmire-Avital, Buffie; Robinson, Ruthie – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
This comparative study explored the rates of depression and psychosocial correlates for 369 collegiate White and Black females. Women between the ages of 18 and 25 were recruited to participate in this anonymous online survey. Black females reported significantly greater amounts of depressive symptomatology (M = 24.61) in comparison to the White…
Descriptors: African American Students, White Students, Females, College Students
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Acharya, Lala; Jin, Lan; Collins, William – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: The study identified important stressors associated with depressive symptoms in college students across the subgroups of gender and domestic/international status, and compared between-group differences across stress levels. Participants: Data were collected from 631 undergraduate students from October 2014 to March 2015. Methods:…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences
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Matlock Cole, Ki Lynn; Turner, Ronna C.; Gitchel, W. Dent – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2018
The generalized partial credit model (GPCM) is often used for polytomous data; however, the nominal response model (NRM) allows for the investigation of how adjacent categories may discriminate differently when items are positively or negatively worded. Ten items from three different self-reported scales were used (anxiety, depression, and…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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