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House, Lisa A.; Walton, Barry – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
There is a growing number of students on college campuses with mental health problems and college counseling services are reporting significant increases in student demand for counseling. Depression, a mental illness consisting of profound sadness, fatigue, and irritability, as well as low motivation, poor academic performance, and suicidal…
Descriptors: Therapy, Light, College Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Karakus, Özlem – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to reveal the effects of the thoughts on university students' depression and hopelessness levels about whether to become employed or unemployed after graduation. The study sampling consists of 980 students from the departments of Selcuk University, such as the Faculties of Health Sciences, Law, Veterinary, Science,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology), Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes
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Renshaw, Tyler L. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
The College Student Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (CSSWQ) is a 15-item self-report rating scale for measuring four classes of college-specific wellbeing behavior: academic efficacy, academic satisfaction, school connectedness, and college gratitude. The present study investigated the psychometrics of a revised version of this measure, which…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Well Being, Questionnaires, Behavior Problems
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Chow, Peter; Chalmers, R. Philip; Flynn, Deborah M.; McLandress, Adam J.; Steadman, Victoria G. L. – College Student Journal, 2018
With the intent of amending the 21-item BDI-II to improve its reliability and validity when administering the scale to nonclinical populations, a survey package consisting of 19 positive items with semantically reflected response options to mirror the negative scenario options in the original BDI-II (excluding items 16 and 18) was created. These…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Alvelo, Jaime; Cancio-Gonzalez, Rafael E.; Collazo, Andrés – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study was intended to adapt into Spanish and validate the short form of the Marwit-Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory (MMCGI), an instrument for the assessment of levels of grief in caregivers of patients with dementia. Method: The adaptation was based on the cross-cultural equivalence model that included forward and backward…
Descriptors: Validity, Semantics, Factor Structure, Puerto Ricans
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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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Sahin Kiralp, F. Sülen; Serin, Nergüz B. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between loneliness levels and attachment styles of university students. In this research, it was investigated whether the attachment styles differed in terms of variables such as gender, class, place of stay, socio-economic level of their family, parental education levels, counterpart…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Attachment Behavior, Gender Differences, Social Class
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Helles, Adam; Gillberg, I. Carina; Gillberg, Christopher; Billstedt, Eva – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
This study examined objective quality of life (work, academic success, living situation, relationships, support system) and subjective quality of life (Sense of Coherence and Short-Form Health Survey-36) in an adult sample of males (n = 50, mean age: 30 years) with Asperger syndrome diagnosed in childhood and followed prospectively over two…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Males, Quality of Life, Clinical Diagnosis
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Odaci, Hatice; Çelik, Çigdem B. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2017
This study examined the relationship between Internet dependence in university students and forms of coping with stress and self-efficacy and investigated whether Internet dependence varies according to such variables as sex roles, gender, and duration of Internet use. The study was performed with 632 university students. The Internet Addiction…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Coping, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Maïano, Christophe; Scalas, L. Francesca; Janosz, Michel; Litalien, David – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The self-equilibrium hypothesis underlines the importance of having a strong core self, which is defined as a high and developmentally stable self-concept. This study tested this hypothesis in relation to body image (BI) trajectories in a sample of 1,006 adolescents (M[subscript age] = 12.6, including 541 males and 465 females) across a 4-year…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Self Concept, Human Body, Body Composition
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Lai, Meng-Chuan; Lombardo, Michael V.; Ruigrok, Amber N. V.; Chakrabarti, Bhismadev; Auyeung, Bonnie; Szatmari, Peter; Happé, Francesca; Baron-Cohen, Simon – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Autobiographical descriptions and clinician observations suggest that some individuals with autism, particularly females, "camouflage" their social communication difficulties, which may require considerable cognitive effort and lead to increased stress, anxiety and depression. Using data from 60 age- and IQ-matched men and women with…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Gender Differences, Diagnostic Tests
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Herman-Stahl, Mindy; Saavedra, Lissette M.; Morgan-Lopez, Antonio A.; Novak, Scott P.; Warner, Tara D.; Fishbein, Diana H. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of maternal depressive symptoms on adolescent alcohol use among a sample of Latino/Latina youth aged 10 to 16 years from a high-risk community. Direct and mediating effects of youth depressive symptoms, controlling for levels of concurrent emotion dysregulation, on alcohol use were examined.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parent Child Relationship, Correlation
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Chui, Raymond Chi-Fai; Chan, Chi-Keung – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
We investigated the relationship of school adjustment and social support with the mental health of mainland Chinese college students studying in Hong Kong. During the spring semester in 2011, 384 mainland Chinese college students across the postsecondary institutions in Hong Kong completed a questionnaire. Results showed that better school…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Social Support Groups, Mental Health, Foreign Countries
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Ersöz, Gözde – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The aim of this research is to examine the relationship between exercise and general self-efficacy, depression, and psychological well-being of college students. Five hundred and twenty-two university students (n[subscript male] = 273; X[subscript age] = 23.33 ± 4.36 and n[subscript female] = 279; X[subscript age] = 25.91 ± 7.11) have participated…
Descriptors: College Students, Exercise, Self Efficacy, Depression (Psychology)
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Aimé, Annie; Villatte, Aude; Cyr, Caroline; Marcotte, Diane – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Over a third of American college students are either overweight or obese, which has been suggested to negatively impact their academic achievement. Objective: This study seeks to better understand the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and grade point average (GPA), while examining potential mediators of this association. Participants and…
Descriptors: College Students, Body Weight, Obesity, Academic Achievement
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