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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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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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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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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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Puff, Jayme; Kolomeyer, Ellen; McSwiggan, Meagan; Pearte, Catherine; Lauer, Brea-Anne; Renk, Kimberly – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objective: This study examined relationships among emerging adults' perceived familial criticism, their depressive symptoms, and their college adaptation. Participants: The current study examined the responses of 412 emerging adults (300 females and 112 males) who were college students at a large southeastern university. The majority of these…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), College Students, Family Relationship
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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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Dahem, Ahmed Mohammed Faleh – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The study aimed to identify the psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) the Arabized version by Gharib (2000); the study sample consisted of 500 male and female students from the Kuwaiti universities by 250 males and 250 females on whom the BDI-II scale was applied twice; the psychometric characteristics such as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Depression (Psychology), Measures (Individuals)
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Koydemir, Selda; Sun-Selisik, Z. Eda – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The present research examined the effectiveness of an 8-week online strengths-based intervention in promoting subjective and psychological well-being of first year university students. The intervention was composed of five modules pertaining to (a) finding and cultivating on character strengths, (b) regulation of emotions and increasing positive…
Descriptors: Well Being, Intervention, Mental Health, College Freshmen
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Erozkan, Atilgan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This study investigated the relationship between dimensions of perfectionism and anxiety sensitivity. The study group is composed by 398 (211 female; 187 male) students who were studying at the pedagogical formation certificate program at Mugla Sitki Kocman University. The data were collected by using the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Role, Personality Traits, Measures (Individuals)
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Toker, Betül; Avci, Rasit – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examined the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral theory (CBT) psycho-educational group program on the academic procrastination behaviors of university students and the persistence of any training effect. This was a quasi-experimental research based on an experimental and control group pretest, posttest, and followup test model.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Pretests Posttests, Experimental Groups
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Unver, Saban; Atan, Tulin; Cavusoglu, Gul; Erim, Vedat; Yamak, Bade – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The purpose of this study is to compare the levels of life quality, depression and loneliness among the students of the Faculty of Sports Sciences (FSS), national wrestlers and non national wrestlers in terms of some demographic variables. The participants of the study included 37 students from the Faculty of Sports Sciences of Ondokuz Mayis…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Social Indicators, Comparative Analysis, Depression (Psychology)
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Baams, Laura; Grossman, Arnold H.; Russell, Stephen T. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
The experience of minority stress is often named as a cause for mental health disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth, including higher levels of depression and suicidal ideation. The processes or mechanisms through which these disparities occur are understudied. The interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide posits 2 key…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, At Risk Persons, Minority Groups, Depression (Psychology)
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Nimon, Kim; Henson, Robin K. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2015
The authors empirically examined whether the validity of a residualized dependent variable after covariance adjustment is comparable to that of the original variable of interest. When variance of a dependent variable is removed as a result of one or more covariates, the residual variance may not reflect the same meaning. Using the pretest-posttest…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Construct Validity, Pretesting, Pretests Posttests
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