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Topuz, Ramazan; Bahadir, Ziya; Erdogan, Çagri Hamdi – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The aim of this research study is to investigate the social appearance anxiety and self-esteem levels of sports management department students concerning some variables. 328 students participated in research group, who were studying at Erciyes University Department of Sports Management, Faculty of Sport Sciences in the 2018-2019 academic year. The…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Self Esteem, College Students, Social Influences
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Hillier, Ashleigh; Goldstein, Jody; Murphy, Deirdra; Trietsch, Rhoda; Keeves, Jacqueline; Mendes, Eva; Queenan, Alexa – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Increasing numbers of students with autism spectrum disorder are entering higher education. Their success can be jeopardized by organizational, social/emotional, and academic challenges if appropriate supports are not in place. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of a support group model for university students with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Support Groups
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Shaikh, Ayesha – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
The present study examined the effectiveness of interpersonal group therapy designed to improve self-esteem and social functioning in college students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants with documented ADHD diagnoses completed self-report measures of self-esteem and social functioning at the initiation of the study,…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Self Esteem, Interpersonal Competence, College Students
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Robbins, A.; Kaye, E.; Catling, J. C. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Resilience, when coping with stress, can protect against serious negative life outcomes and lead to greater lifetime satisfaction. The current literature suggests that there are internal factors that may moderate the development of resilience. These factors could be used to inform targeted interventions for young people experiencing stress within…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Resilience (Psychology), Higher Education, Coping
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Alsalkhi, Mahmoud – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed at knowing the level of specialty satisfaction and its relation to the self-esteem of the students in the Department of Educational Sciences of the University of Petra. In order to accomplish the objective of this study, a specialty satisfaction scale was established covering 30 items. Also, Rosenberg scale of 10 items was used to…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Self Esteem, Foreign Countries, Specialization
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Bonsaksen, Tore – Cogent Education, 2018
Background: Students' preferences for teaching have been associated with their own approaches to studying. However, whether teaching preferences are associated with a set of student characteristics is yet unknown. Aim: To investigate whether sociodemographic, education-related and personal factors were associated with preferences for teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, College Students
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Watson, Ryan J.; Grossman, Arnold H.; Russell, Stephen T. – Youth & Society, 2019
Disparities in psychosocial adjustment have been identified for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth, yet research that explores multiple sources of social support among subgroups of LGB youth is sparse. Social support theory is used as a framework to analyze the ways that different sources of support might promote better psychosocial adjustment…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Support Groups
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Blincoe, Sarai; Garris, Christopher P. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2017
Academic entitlement (AE) is increasingly associated with problematic behaviors and attitudes, including student incivility and endorsement of cheating. As research on this context-specific form of entitlement increases, no one has yet explored the rates of occurrence outside of North America. To investigate whether students at North American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Expectation, Behavior Problems
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Dessel, Adrienne B.; Goodman, Kevin D.; Woodford, Michael R. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
Discrimination targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students on college campuses occurs. Bystander intervention is important in supporting targeted students and improving campus climate for LGBT students. Peer-familiarity context (i.e., who the bystander knows in the situation) can play a role in bystander intervention, but…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Discrimination
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Blasberg, Jonathan S.; Hewitt, Paul L.; Flett, Gordon L.; Sherry, Simon B.; Chen, Chang – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
In the current research, we illustrate the impact that item wording has on the content of personality scales and how differences in item wording influence empirical results. We present evidence indicating that items in certain scales used to measure "adaptive" perfectionism fail to capture the disabling all-or-nothing approach that is…
Descriptors: Item Analysis, Personality Measures, Personality Traits, Psychometrics
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Wright, Bradley James; O'Halloran, Paul Daniel; Stukas, Arthur Anthony – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
Purpose: We assessed how 6 psychological performance enhancement techniques (PETs) differentially improved self-efficacy (SE) and skill performance. We also assessed whether vicarious experiences and verbal persuasion as posited sources of SE (Bandura, 1982) were supported and, further, if the effects of the 6 PETs remained after controlling for…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Performance, Comparative Analysis, Self Concept Measures
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Hill, Brittany M.; Ogletree, S. M.; McCrary, K. M. – College Student Journal, 2016
Body modifications are becoming mainstream as more individuals are becoming tattooed. Using a convenience sample of college students, participants with and without tattoos were compared on measures of body appreciation, self-esteem, and need for uniqueness. Among these central Texas students 44% had at least one tattoo. Women, compared to men,…
Descriptors: Human Body, Physical Characteristics, College Students, Gender Differences
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Ji, Mingxia; Hui, Eadaoin; Fu, Hong; Watkins, David; Tao, Linjin; Lo, Sing Kai – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The understanding and application of forgiveness varies across cultures. The current study aimed to examine the effect of a culture-adaptive Forgiveness Intervention on forgiveness attitude, self-esteem, empathy and anxiety of Mainland Chinese college students. Thirty-six participants were randomly allocated to either experimental groups or a…
Descriptors: College Students, Intervention, Positive Attitudes, Self Esteem
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Conway, Brittney; Hammermeister, Jon; Briggs, Lynn; Young, Justin; Flynn, Courtney – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
Higher levels of mental skill use and knowledge have been consistently associated with enhanced performances in athletic settings (e.g., Greenleaf, Gould & Dieffenbach, 2001; Hatzigeorgiadis, Zourbanos, Galanis, & Theodorakis, 2011; Weinberg, 2008). More specifically, exceptional athletic performances have been linked to the practice and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Success, Thinking Skills, English
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Erozkan, Atilgan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The study investigated the relationship between childhood trauma and types of attachment and the predictive role of childhood trauma on types of attachment. The sample was composed of 911 (492 female; 419 male) university students at Mugla Sitki Kocman University, in Turkey. Data were collected using the brief screening version of the Childhood…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Correlation, Children, Trauma
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