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Begum, Jannat; Tettey, Naa-Solo – International Education Studies, 2020
Dietary habits are developed through a combination of biological, environmental, socioeconomic, and psychosocial factors. However, these dietary habits can also be influenced by access and education. College undergraduate years are important for the development of life skills including the ability to select nutritious meals. This is of vital…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Minority Group Students, Institutional Characteristics, Health Behavior
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Payne, Helen; Roberts, Amanda; Jarvis, Joy – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article describes how adults learn to self-manage chronic bodily symptoms, a complex and costly health problem. It proposes a theory of learning for an innovative, research-informed intervention, The BodyMind Approach┬« (TBMA) aimed at developing confidence, competence, skills, and knowledge and understanding for self-management for people…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Self Management, Patients, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Percy, Maire E.; Lukiw, Walter J. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: Certain heart conditions and diseases are common in Down syndrome (DS; trisomy 21), but their role in early onset dementia that is prevalent in older adults with DS has not been evaluated. To address this knowledge gap, we conducted a study of risk factors for low neurocognitive/behavioral scores obtained with a published dementia test…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Risk, Dementia, Scores
Singleton, Destiny L. – ProQuest LLC, 2020
Many students in primary and secondary schools are impacted by a chronic health condition. Researchers have postulated that interprofessional collaboration between medical and mental health providers can be beneficial in improving the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional outcomes of students with chronic health conditions (Drotar, Palermo,…
Descriptors: School Nurses, School Psychologists, Cooperation, Chronic Illness
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Jones, Paul C.; Salamon, Katherine S. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2020
Limited attention has been devoted in school psychology training programs to students with chronic health conditions. School psychologists are situated to provide behavioral and mental health services to students with chronic health conditions. The focus of this report is on pediatric chronic pain. Pediatric chronic pain is prevalent and can be…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Chronic Illness, Pain, School Psychologists
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Yoder, Claire McKinley – Journal of School Nursing, 2020
The empirical evidence from previous studies has demonstrated that school nurses are effective in assisting children and families to address health concerns, reduce absenteeism, and provide children with the opportunity to reach their potential academically. Impoverished children and those with disabilities and chronic illness are at risk of…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Academic Achievement, Attendance, Outcomes of Education
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Molnar, Danielle S.; Sirois, Fuschia M.; Flett, Gordon L.; Sadava, Stanley – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2020
Advances in understanding of the perfectionism construct have been limited by an almost exclusive reliance on a variable-centered approach. This study utilized a person-oriented approach to examine Hewitt and Flett's conceptualization of multidimensional perfectionism in relation to health and well-being. Levels of conscientiousness, extraversion,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Well Being, Neurosis, Extraversion Introversion
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Holt, E. W.; Cass, A. L.; Park, H.; Criss, S.; Burges, M.; Isley, E.; Murr, S. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: College wellness interventions have potential to reduce the growing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by guiding students to establish behaviors for lifetime CVD risk reduction. Yet, some students may not see CVD prevention as a relevant issue during young adulthood. Purpose: We examined perceived risk of CVD amongst 148 college…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Risk, Prevention, Student Attitudes
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Ferguson, Susan J. – Teaching Sociology, 2020
I presented the 2019 Hans O. Mauksch address at the American Sociological Association annual meeting in New York City on August 13, 2019. In this address, I explore how sociology faculty perceive their physical bodies in relationship to teaching. After reviewing the literature, I surveyed a national sample of sociology faculty from diverse…
Descriptors: Human Body, Sociology, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Wu, Kelly L.; Reinemann, Jaclyn M.; Lapid, Maria I. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Addressing goals of care involves an added layer of complexity in never-competent patients. The concept of best interests is used to guide decision-making for these patients; however, this can be difficult for many reasons. To help providers recognise and minimise these challenges, we recommend steps that can be taken to support…
Descriptors: Patients, Competence, Decision Making, Males
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Rojas-Garcia, Antonio; Woodhead, Charlotte; Imwensi, Elsie; Hassiotis, Angela; Aspinal, Fiona – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Demand for formal social services support for adults with intellectual disabilities is increasing internationally. Initiatives which empower individuals with intellectual disabilities to improve their health, develop living skills or manage chronic illnesses may promote independence and reduce unnecessary dependency on social services.…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Social Services, Health Promotion
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, 2020
We know that responsive relationships and language-rich experiences for young children help build a strong foundation for later success in school. The rapidly advancing frontiers of 21st-century biological sciences now provide compelling evidence that the foundations of lifelong health are also built early, with increasing evidence of the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Lifelong Learning, Biology
Paschall, Katherine; Moore, Kristin Anderson; Pina, Gabriel; Anderson, Samantha – Child Trends, 2020
A preschool child who is healthy and ready to learn demonstrates the ability to regulate their behavior and emotions, key social and emotional competencies, motor skills, health, and early learning skills. Because healthy development across these domains is more challenging for some children than for others, it is valuable to understand which…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Child Health, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Giroux, Catherine M.; Carter, Lorraine; Corkett, Julie – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2020
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a connective tissue disorder that results in negative health events. It also holds potential for periodic or permanent disability and psychosocial stress. While a diagnosis of EDS can occur at any age, the psychosocial effects of an EDS diagnosis can be especially challenging when symptoms present during…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Postsecondary Education, Chronic Illness, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Swinton, Jonathan J.; Killian, Tasha; Wray, Paige – Journal of Extension, 2020
When completing a needs assessment, Extension professionals should include both objective county data and stakeholder input data. Specifically, Extension professionals should identify potential areas of need, source available objective data, source data from relevant county stakeholders, and analyze similarities and differences in objective and…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Rural Areas, Extension Agents, Data Analysis
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