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Brewer, Sarah E.; Nicotera, Nicole; Veeh, Chrisopher; Laser-Maira, Julie Anne – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: Emerging adulthood is an important phase in the transition to adulthood. Emerging adults experience minimal social control and incomplete development of executive functioning leaving this age-group at risk for misusing this newfound independence. Hence, it is important to understand pathways to support positive development (PD)…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, College Freshmen, Executive Function, Student Adjustment
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Moore, Erin W. – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objectives: This study explored God locus of control beliefs (ie, God's control over behavior) regarding their influence on alcohol use and sexual behavior as an alternative religiosity measure to religious behaviors, which does not capture perceived influence of religiosity. Additionally, demographic differences in religious beliefs were…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Sexuality, Locus of Control
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Reindl, Diana; Glassman, Tavis; Price, James; Dake, Joseph; Yingling, Faith – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objective: To identify college presidents' support for tobacco-free campus policies (TFCP), perceived barriers and benefits to implementing such policies, and activities that might initiate policy adoption. Participants: Participants were 405 presidents (51% of 796 delivered surveys) from a national sample of eligible 4-year institutions in…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Smoking, School Policy, Campuses