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Lederer, Alyssa M.; Hoban, Mary T.; Lipson, Sarah K.; Zhou, Sasha; Eisenberg, Daniel – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
U.S. college students are a distinct population facing major challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the pandemic, students were already experiencing substantial mental health concerns, putting both their health and academic success in jeopardy. College students now face increasing housing and food insecurity, financial hardships, a lack…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Needs, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Welch, Whitney A.; Groth, Caroline P.; Phillips, Siobhan M.; Spring, Bonnie; Siddique, Juned – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background and Aims: To estimate and compare the change in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) between an accelerometer and technology-supported physical activity (PA) log across a 3-week PA intervention. Method: Participants (N = 204, 77% female, age = 33 ± 11 years, body mass index = 28.2 ± 7.1 kg/m[superscript 2]) were randomized to…
Descriptors: Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment
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Zhang, Zhiguang; Kuzik, Nicholas; Adamo, Kristi B.; Ogden, Nancy; Goldfield, Gary S.; Okely, Anthony D.; Crozier, Mitchell; Hunter, Stephen; Predy, Madison; Carson, Valerie – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background: Child care centers are important for children's behaviors. Aims: To examine the cross-sectional associations between child care environmental characteristics and physical activity and sedentary time in children. Methods: Participants were 124 toddlers and 118 preschoolers from 19 centers in Alberta and Ontario, Canada, in the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Child Care, Educational Environment, Rating Scales
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Pingel, Emily S.; Llovet, Alexandra; Cosentino, Fernando; Lesser, Jeffrey – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Decreased engagement in preventive services, including vaccination, during the COVID-19 pandemic represents a grave threat to global health. We use the case of the Bom Retiro Public Health Clinic in São Paulo, Brazil, to underscore how continuity of care is not only feasible, but a crucial part of health as a human right. The long-standing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Urban Areas
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Schroeder, Shawnda; Tan, Chih Ming; Urlacher, Brian; Heitkamp, Thomasine – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Empirical evidence describes the negative outcomes people with mental health disorders experience due to societal stigma. The aim of this study was to examine the role of gender and rural-urban living in perceptions about mental illness. Participants completed the Day's Mental Illness Stigma Scale, a nationally validated instrument for measuring…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Urban Areas, Rural Urban Differences, Social Bias
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Brennan-Ing, Mark; Ramirez-Valles, Jesus; Tax, Aaron – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
The aging of people with HIV (PWH) is a major public health accomplishment and a social and cultural phenomenon. It highlights the human capacity to overcome adversity, the effectiveness of public health strategies (e.g., prevention and treatment), and the new challenges as well. Our societies are not well prepared to address the needs of older…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Bias, Older Adults
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Buttazzoni, Adrian; Tariq, Ulaina; Thompson-Haile, Audra; Burkhalter, Robin; Cooke, Martin; Minaker, Leia – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background/Aims: Adolescents who identify as nonbinary gender or as not heterosexual report higher levels of mental illness than their counterparts. Cannabis use is a commonly employed strategy to cope with mental illness symptoms among adolescents; however, cannabis use can have many deleterious health consequences for youth. Within the frame of…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Marijuana, Drug Use
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Tambling, Rachel R.; Russell, Beth S.; Park, Crystal L.; Fendrich, Michael; Hutchinson, Morica; Horton, Abagail L.; Tomkunas, Alexandria J. – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Scales assessing stressor exposure often fail to demonstrate adequate psychometric qualities, demonstrating low interitem reliability or complex factor structures, as would be expected, given that the majority of stressors are independent events. However, in large-scale mass crisis events, the stressors may be highly interrelated, indicating…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Psychometrics, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Bueno, Maria Raquel de Oliveira; Zambrin, Lidyane Ferreira; Panchoni, Camila; Werneck, André Oliveira; Fernandes, Romulo Araújo; Serassuelo, Hélio, Jr.; Romanzini, Marcelo; Ronque, Enio Ricardo Vaz – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background: Although many studies found a positive association between physical activity (PA) and academic performance (AP), most did not consider important variables of school setting and students' self-concept. Aims: To analyze the association between moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA) and AP in adolescents, considering potential confounding…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Academic Achievement, Self Concept, Grades (Scholastic)
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Thompson, Hale M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background: Advocates have endorsed transgender visibility via gender identity (GI) data capture with the advent of the Affordable Care Act and electronic health record (EHR) requirements. Visibility in data in order to enumerate a population contrasts with ways in which other LGBT and public health scholars have deployed these concepts. Aims: The…
Descriptors: Confidential Records, Records (Forms), LGBTQ People, Sexual Identity
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Andrzejewski, Jack; Pampati, Sanjana; Steiner, Riley J.; Boyce, Lorin; Johns, Michelle M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Transgender youth are more likely than cisgender youth to report health risks related to violence victimization, substance use, mental health, and sexual health. Parental support may help foster resilience and better health outcomes among this population. However, limited research has characterized parental support among transgender youth. To…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, LGBTQ People, At Risk Persons, Resilience (Psychology)
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Chou, Wen-Ying Sylvia; Gaysynsky, Anna; Vanderpool, Robin C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Online misinformation regarding COVID-19 has undermined public health efforts to control the novel coronavirus. To date, public health organizations' efforts to counter COVID-19 misinformation have focused on identifying and correcting false information on social media platforms. Citing extant literature in health communication and psychology, we…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Misconceptions, Audits (Verification)
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Lu, Linqi; Liu, Jiawei; Yuan, Y. Connie; Burns, Kelli S.; Lu, Enze; Li, Dongxiao – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Health information sharing has become especially important during the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic because people need to learn about the disease and then act accordingly. This study examines the perceived trust of different COVID-19 information sources (health professionals, academic institutions, government agencies, news media,…
Descriptors: Credibility, COVID-19, Pandemics, Information Dissemination
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Le Vigouroux, Sarah; Goncalves, Aurélie; Charbonnier, Elodie – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Even before the current pandemic, university students were known to have high levels of hassles, anxiety, and depressive symptoms. In all probability, the advent of COVID-19 has substantially raised these levels. The present study measured the emotional state of university students during lockdown and identified the relevant situational and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Harris, Jane; Atkinson, Amanda; Mink, Michael; Porcellato, Lorna – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
The growing diversity and uptake of social media has increased the sources of health information available to young people. YouTube is one of the most popular social media platforms for young people in the United Kingdom, and YouTubers are the most important influencers on the platform producing diverse health content. They are increasingly…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Health Promotion, Information Sources, Social Media
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