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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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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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Palermo, Francisco; Ispa, Jean M.; Carlo, Gustavo; Streit, Cara – Developmental Psychology, 2018
We tested a culturally integrative model examining the associations among economic hardship during infancy and Latino children's later sociobehavioral problems and academic skills prior to kindergarten entry, whether mothers' mental health problems and positive parenting behaviors mediated those associations, and whether they varied by mothers'…
Descriptors: Infants, Economically Disadvantaged, Preschool Children, Hispanic Americans
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Benson, Paul R. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Employing a cohort sequential design and multilevel modeling, the effects of child and family stressors and maternal depressed mood on the self-rated health of 110 mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder were assessed over a 12-year period when children in the study were 7-19 years old. Findings indicate a significant decline in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mothers, Children
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Crutcher, Bryan; Moran, Ryan N.; Covassin, Tracey – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2018
Context: Although social support has been reported to be a factor that increases retention of athletic trainers in their profession, there is a lack of literature examining the specific relationship of social support satisfaction and its predictive influence on stress and depression among athletic training students. Objective: To determine which…
Descriptors: Correlation, Social Support Groups, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Arana, Allyson A.; Boyd, Erin Q.; Guarneri-White, Maria; Iyer-Eimerbrink, Priya; Dougall, Angela Liegey; Jensen-Campbell, Lauri – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2018
Depressive symptoms, somatic complaints, and circulating levels of inflammatory biomarkers interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) were examined as correlates of social and physical peer victimization in an ethnically diverse sample of adolescents (N = 91) using a multi-informant approach. Hierarchical regression analyses indicated that…
Descriptors: Victims, Adolescents, Peer Relationship, Aggression
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Pachankis, John E.; Sullivan, Timothy J.; Feinstein, Brian A.; Newcomb, Michael E. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
This study investigated longitudinal trajectories of stigma (i.e., enacted, anticipated, internalized, concealed); stress-sensitive mental health disorder symptoms (i.e., depression, social anxiety); and their associations across 8 annual assessments in a sample of 128 young gay and bisexual U.S. university students. All forms of stigma…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, Socioeconomic Background, Social Bias
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The present studies report on the initial development and validation of the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale for assessing general internalizing problems and identifying depression and anxiety caseness within the context of school mental health screening. Results from Study 1 (N = 177)…
Descriptors: Scores, Screening Tests, Well Being, Mental Health
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Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T.; Martin, Pamela P.; Copeland-Linder, Nikeea; Seaton, Eleanor K.; Matusko, Niki; Caldwell, Cleopatra H.; Jackson, James S. – Youth & Society, 2018
For many Black adolescents, racial discrimination increases the risk of developing adverse psychological outcomes. The purpose of this study is to investigate the interrelationships among religious involvement, racial discrimination, and psychological outcomes among a nationally representative sample of African American adolescents and Caribbean…
Descriptors: African Americans, Blacks, Racial Discrimination, Correlation
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Niccols, Alison; Cunningham, Charles; Pettingill, Peter; Bohaychuk, Donna; Duku, Eric – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
There is a need to identify children with potential mental health issues early in order to provide "an ounce of prevention." Unfortunately, there are few instruments available to identify emotional and behavioral issues in infants and many never receive intervention. We developed the Brief Child and Family Intake and Outcomes System for…
Descriptors: Infants, Mental Health, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems
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Keles, Serap; Friborg, Oddgeir; Idsøe, Thormod; Sirin, Selcuk; Oppedal, Brit – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
The present study was designed to understand differences between unaccompanied refugees who retained or achieved good mental health ("healthy" or "resilient") and those who maintained or developed poor mental health ("clinical" and "vulnerable"). Using person-based analyses, the role of pre-migration…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Acculturation, Refugees, Adolescents
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Vela, Javier Cavazos; Guerra, Federico; Garcia, Christian; Hinojosa, Yvette – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
A quantitative, predictive design was used to explore how positive psychology, mental health, and cultural factors influenced Latina/o adolescents' college-going beliefs. By using multiple regression analysis, findings indicated that hope and life satisfaction were significant predictors of college-going beliefs. We provide a discussion regarding…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, College Attendance, Predictor Variables
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Pruitt, Megan M.; Rhoden, Madeline; Ekas, Naomi V. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
This study aimed to examine the mechanisms responsible for the association between the broad autism phenotype and depressive symptoms in mothers of a child with autism spectrum disorder. A total of 98 mothers who had a child with autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 2 and 16 years completed assessments of maternal broad autism phenotype,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Mothers
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McCarthy, Alyssa E.; Young, Jami F.; Benas, Jessica S.; Gallop, Robert J. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2018
Previous research has demonstrated the effectiveness of school-based depression prevention programs in reducing depressive symptoms and improving functioning. This study examined whether these programs have positive effects on school-related outcomes. Students at 10 middle and high schools in New Jersey were randomized to weekly sessions of…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, School Counseling, Group Counseling
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Nelson, Sarah C.; Syed, Moin; Tran, Alisia G. T. T.; Hu, Alison W.; Lee, Richard M. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Ethnic-racial identity (ERI) development is a central developmental process for youth of color. Although a great deal of research establishes the importance of cultural socialization by parents to the development of ERI, limited empirical work has examined peers' role in these processes. This study uses 4 cross-sectional data sets (N = 127, 312,…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Socialization, Parent Influence, Peer Influence
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