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Sadigh, Micah R.; Himmanen, Sharon A.; Scepansky, James A. – College Student Journal, 2014
A number of empirical studies have established that insomnia, poor or inefficient sleep, can significantly impact physical and psychological well-being of college students, as well as interfere with their academic success. A major contributor to the experience of insomnia is that of persistent anxiety. In this study, we investigated the prevalence…
Descriptors: Sleep, Incidence, College Freshmen, Correlation
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Lindsey, Cynthia – College Student Journal, 2014
Mental disorders appear to be on the rise among college students and are having a significant effect on their attrition, with anxiety identified as one of the most common presenting issues. Therefore, the goal of this study was to examine the relationships between separation individuation and the early maladaptive schema of approval seeking with…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Student Characteristics, College Students, Mental Disorders
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Field, Tiffany; Diego, Miguel; Pelaez, Martha; Deeds, Osvelia; Delgado, Jeanette – College Student Journal, 2013
Method: University students who experienced a recent romantic breakup were given several self-report measures and were then divided into high versus low breakup distress groups. Results: The high breakup distress versus the low breakup distress groups had higher scores on negative emotions scales including depression, anxiety and anger and…
Descriptors: College Students, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship, Stress Variables
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Olusi, F. I.; Asokhia, M. O.; Longe, B. O. – College Student Journal, 2009
The importance of studying what affects adult learners and the use computer is motivated by the fact that technological innovations are being churned out in geometrical progression in the 21st century. Not to be computer literate is to be in the realm of darkness. Despite the popularity of computer training some problems still inhibit adults in…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Baloglu, Mustafa; Abbasi, Amir; Masten, William G. – College Student Journal, 2007
A number of studies have continued to investigate cross-cultural differences in anxiety. However, the cross-national research on anxiety is still far less advanced than other psychological constructs such as schizophrenia or depression. Thus, the purpose of the present study was to compare and contrast the levels of anxiety experienced by …
Descriptors: College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Schizophrenia, Cultural Differences