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Monshouwer, Karin; Kepper, Annelies; van den Eijnden, Regina; Koning, Ina; Vollebergh, Wilma – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: Several studies have shown that substance use levels among adolescents living in residential youth care are high. However, it is not clear to what extent adolescents initiate (heavy) substance during their stay and to what extent these rates are higher than would be expected based on their risk profile. Objective: The aim of the…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Adolescent Attitudes, Residential Programs, Residential Care
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Cross, Tracy L.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Mammadov, Sakhavat; Ward, Thomas J.; Neumeister, Kristie Speirs; Andersen, Lori – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Greater knowledge of the psychology of honors college students will help to inform program administrators, counselors, residence life assistants, and faculty about how they may provide support to those with the greatest need. Via an online survey, personality, perfectionism, and suicidal ideation data were collected from honors college students (N…
Descriptors: Psychological Characteristics, Psychological Patterns, Honors Curriculum, College Students
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Lewis, Todd F.; Wahesh, Edward – Journal of College Counseling, 2015
Relatively little is known about the extent of marijuana use and related risk-taking behavior by college students on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Undergraduate students (N = 212) from an HBCU in the southern region of the United States completed anonymous questionnaires that assessed their marijuana-related behaviors and…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Social Attitudes, Student Behavior, Risk
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Malti, Tina; Averdijk, Margit; Ribeaud, Denis; Rotenberg, Ken J.; Eisner, Manuel P. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2013
This study investigated the role of trust beliefs (i.e., trustworthiness, trustfulness) on aggression trajectories in a four-wave longitudinal study using an ethnically diverse sample of 8- to 11-year-old children (N = 1,028), as well as the risk profiles of low trust beliefs and low socioeconomic status on aggression trajectories. At Time 1 to…
Descriptors: Profiles, Aggression, Credibility, Socioeconomic Status
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Justice, Laura; Logan, Jessica; Kaderavek, Joan; Schmitt, Mary Beth; Tompkins, Virginia; Bartlett, Christopher – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this study was to empirically determine whether specific profiles characterize preschool-aged children with language impairment (LI) with respect to their early literacy skills (print awareness, name-writing ability, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge); the primary interest was to determine if one or more profiles suggested…
Descriptors: Profiles, Emergent Literacy, Children, Language Impairments
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Tikkanen, Lotta; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Pietarinen, Janne; Soini, Tiina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
School leadership is a demanding job. Those involved in school leadership have shown to experience high levels of work stress that may, if prolonged, result in burnout. The purpose of this study was to examine school leaders' risks of burnout in terms of work stress and burnout symptoms, and their relationship with proactive self-regulation…
Descriptors: Principals, Burnout, At Risk Persons, Self Management
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Borsari, Brian; Yalch, Matthew M.; Pedrelli, Paola; Radomski, Sharon; Bachrach, Rachel L.; Read, Jennifer P. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: This study examined how profiles of alcohol use and symptoms of common mental health disorders (depression and posttraumatic stress disorder [PTSD]) influenced the perceived need for and actual seeking of different types of treatment (for alcohol versus psychological distress) in college student drinkers. Participants: Undergraduate…
Descriptors: Trauma, Drinking, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Undergraduate Students
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McDaniel, Sara C.; Lochman, John E.; Tomek, Sara; Powell, Nicole; Irwin, April; Kerr, Shani – Behavioral Disorders, 2018
Students with elevated levels of risk require targeted Tier 2 behavioral interventions that are efficient and effective to prevent the need for more intensive, special education supports. Although Tier 2 is a critical component of multi-tiered systems of support, a paucity of research exists regarding how best to provide evidence-based Tier 2…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Intervention, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Healey, Nigel Martin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2015
Transnational education (TNE) has been a growth area for UK universities over the last decade. The standard typology classifies TNE by the nature of the activity (i.e., distance learning, international branch campus, franchise, and validation). By analysing a large number of TNE partnerships around the world, this study reveals that the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classification, Distance Education, International Education
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Gloppen, Kari M.; Gower, Amy L.; McMorris, Barbara J.; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Peer harassment can have serious implications for students' success and well-being, and prevention programs need to consider the school context. This study aimed to: (1) identify groups of similar schools based on their risk and protective factors and demographic characteristics and (2) examine associations between school profiles and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Student Surveys, Risk
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Fraser, Mark W.; Thompson, Aaron M.; Day, Steven H.; Macy, Rebecca J. – Elementary School Journal, 2014
The findings reported here describe the effects from a cohort-controlled trial of Making Choices (MC), a universal social-emotional skills training program. From teacher ratings, 688 third-grade students were classified into 4 risk profiles using measures of aggression, social competence, classroom concentration, and peer relations. High-risk…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Intelligence, Program Effectiveness, Training
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Greene, Patricia Logan; Davis, Kelly Cue – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Of the proposed theoretical explanations for the perpetration of sexual assault, Malamuth's confluence theory remains the most prominent. Further development of this theory has incorporated alcohol use into the original pathways of impersonal sex and hostile masculinity. This study uses data from a nationwide online survey (n = 289) to examine the…
Descriptors: Risk, Males, Profiles, Sexual Abuse
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Dong, Yang; Ding, Cody – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
Within the framework of problem behavior theory, the purpose of this study was to examine risk behavior profiles of typical and atypical adolescents and the differential outcomes of well-beings for these individuals in the United States. Based on the data from the survey of Health Behavior of School-Aged Children by World Health Organization,…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Behavior Patterns, Health Behavior, Adolescents
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Zaidman-Zait, Anat; Mirenda, Pat; Szatmari, Peter; Duku, Eric; Smith, Isabel M.; Vaillancourt, Tracy; Volden, Joanne; Waddell, Charlotte; Bennett, Teresa; Zwaigenbaum, Lonnie; Elsabaggh, Mayada; Georgiades, Stelios – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
This study described empirically derived profiles of parents' personal and social coping resources in a sample of 207 families of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Latent Profile Analysis identified four family profiles based on socieoeconomic risk, coping strategy utilization, family functioning, available social supports, and…
Descriptors: Coping, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Behavior Problems
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Ford, Kate; Vignare, Karen – Online Learning, 2015
This literature review examines the evolving online military learner population with emphasis on current generation military learners, who are most frequently Post-9/11 veterans. The review synthesizes recent scholarly and grey literature on military learner demographics and attributes, college experiences, and academic outcomes against a backdrop…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Literature Reviews, Online Courses, Veterans
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