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Frick, Melissa Gabriele; Butler, Shirley Ann; deBoer, David Scott – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: Implementation of a universal primary care (PC) suicide-screening program in a college student health center to heighten awareness, provide support and enhance education of staff and students served. Program feasibility, data collection, electronic medical record (EMR) adaptations and staff learning outcomes were examined. Participants:…
Descriptors: Suicide, Screening Tests, College Students, Medical Evaluation
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Wong, Su-Wei; Lin, Hsien-Chang; Piper, Megan E.; Siddiqui, Adam; Buu, Anne – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: E-cigarette use among college students has increased drastically in recent years. This study aims to inform development of a comprehensive measure of e-cigarette consumption for this population. Participants and Methods: This mixed-method study collected both quantitative and qualitative data from a sample of 43 experienced e-cigarette…
Descriptors: Smoking, Electronic Equipment, Health Behavior, College Students
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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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Tinklenberg, Julie; Patel, Bina; Gelman, Kathryn; Albucher, Ronald – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To address the increasing demand for assessments of Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the primary author developed a protocol for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Stanford University's Vaden Student Health Center to improve the efficiency of such evaluations. Participants: As part of quality…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Questionnaires, Clinical Diagnosis, Universities
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McKinney, Cliff; Gadke, Daniel L.; Malkin, Mallory L. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Research on parenting children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) indicates these children receive parenting tailored to their condition. However, little is known about ASD in adulthood, especially in emerging adults at college, and how they are parented. The current study examined how emerging adults in a non-clinical typically-developing sample…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Young Adults, College Students
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Windle, Michael; Haardörfer, Regine; Getachew, Beth; Shah, Jean; Payne, Jackie; Pillai, Dina; Berg, Carla J. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: This study investigated associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACE) prior to age 18 years and multiple health behaviors (eg, cigarette and other substance use) and outcomes (eg, obesity, depression) for a large college sample. Participants: 2,969 college students from seven universities in the state of Georgia were included…
Descriptors: College Students, Early Experience, Multivariate Analysis, Student Surveys
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Pittman, Delishia M.; Kaur, Paramjit – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: This study explores the impact racism has on the drinking behaviors of Black college women. Little is known about Black college women's experience of racism and the impact racism has on their psychological wellbeing and drinking behaviors. The current study fills a gap in our understanding of the role racism plays in the risky drinking…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Females
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Duncan, Sarah E.; Annunziato, Rachel A. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: This study examined barriers to engagement in self-management behaviors among food-allergic college students (1) within the frameworks of the health belief model (HBM) and common sense self-regulation model (CS-SRM) and (2) in the context of overall risky behaviors. Participants: Undergraduate college students who reported having a…
Descriptors: Barriers, Self Management, Food, Allergy
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Yarber, William L.; Milhausen, Robin R.; Beavers, Karly A.; Ryan, Rebecca; Sullivan, Margaret J.; Vanterpool, Karen B.; Sanders, Stephanie A.; Graham, Cynthia A.; Crosby, Richard A. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To conduct a pilot test of a brief, self-guided, home-based program designed to improve male condom use attitudes and behaviors among young women. Participants: Women aged 18-24 years from a large Midwestern University reporting having had penile-vaginal sex with two or more partners in the past 3 months. Sixty-seven enrolled; 91.0%…
Descriptors: Home Programs, Males, Females, Health Behavior
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Buchholz, Laura J.; Crowther, Janis H.; Ciesla, Jeffrey A. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: Women who report greater chronic dieting consume more alcohol, drink more frequently, and experience greater problems than women who report less chronic dieting. Alcohol may also temporarily disrupt a woman's dietary rules, leading to increased caloric intake and subsequent restriction. This study examined whether alcohol use mediated…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Alcohol Abuse, Womens Studies, Chronic Illness
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Horton, Shalonda E. B.; Timmerman, Gayle M.; Brown, Adama – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To determine what factors influenced dietary fat intake (DFI) among black emerging adults. Participants: Sample included 251 black emerging adults, ages 18-25 years, living in the US. Methods: This was a nonexperimental cross-sectional study based on self-report data. Results: The sample had high DFI. Factors related to DFI were gender…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Body Weight, Blacks, Young Adults
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Scull, Tracy Marie; Kupersmidt, Janis Beth; Malik, Christina Valerie; Keefe, Elyse Mallory – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To determine the feasibility of a mobile health (mHealth), media literacy education program, "Media Aware", for improving sexual health outcomes in older adolescent community college students. Participants: 184 community college students (ages 18-19) participated in the study from April-December 2015. Methods: Eight community…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Health Promotion, Literacy Education, Sexuality
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McFadden, K.; Berry, T. R.; McHugh, T. F.; Rodgers, W. M. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To explore older adolescents' reflective and impulsive thoughts about health- and social/appearance-related physical activity (PA) outcomes and investigate how those thoughts relate to their PA behavior. Participants: One hundred and forty-four undergraduate students (109 women; 35 men) aged 17-19 years (M = 18.11, SD = 0.65)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Late Adolescents
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Baroni, Argelinda; Bruzzese, Jean-Marie; Di Bartolo, Christina A.; Ciarleglio, Adam; Shatkin, Jess P. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To examine the impact of a sleep course on sleep-related behaviors, mood, and anxiety in college students. Participants: Participants were 145 students enrolled in either the sleep course (n = 70) or a psychology course (n = 75); data were collected in September 2014, November 2014, and February 2015. Methods: Sleep characteristics and…
Descriptors: Sleep, Student Behavior, Anxiety, Psychological Patterns
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Abshire, Demetrius A.; Mudd-Martin, Gia; Moser, Debra K.; Lennie, Terry A. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To compare anthropometric measures of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), and sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) as predictors of blood pressure in college students. Participants: Students (N = 116) were recruited from November 2012 to May 2014 at an urban university and rural community…
Descriptors: College Students, Body Composition, Body Weight, Body Height
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