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Arria, Amelia M.; Allen, Hannah K.; Caldeira, Kimberly M.; Vincent, Kathryn B.; O'Grady, Kevin E. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examines the prospective relationship between substance use during college and two outcomes: having definite plans to attend graduate school; and, among individuals with plans, enrolling in graduate school upon college graduation. Participants: n = 980 were originally enrolled as first-time, first-year college students in an…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Academic Aspiration, Graduate Study
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Becerra, Monideepa B.; Bol, Brittny S.; Granados, Rochelle; Hassija, Christina – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Sleep health is a public health concern and has been linked to an increased risk of number of deleterious health outcomes. Poor sleep health has been documented among college student populations; however, few studies have examined the social determinants of deficient sleep. The present study aims to address this gap, with emphasis on food…
Descriptors: Sleep, College Students, At Risk Students, Hunger
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Kim, Youn Kyoung; Cronley, Courtney – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: While international students frequently face behavioral health risks due to the stress of adjusting to new cultures, many demonstrate effective coping skills that minimize negative outcomes. The current study tested the mediating effects of resilience and mental health on the relationship between acculturative stress and binge drinking.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, At Risk Students, Resilience (Psychology), Mental Health
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Poll, Kacie L.; Holben, David H.; Valliant, Melinda; Joung, Hyun-Woo – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To assess the relationship of high school and collegiate household food security to current disordered food consumption behaviors in a sample of NCAA Division 1 male, collegiate athletes. Participants: Male athletes, 18 years and older from a Southeastern Conference university in August-September 2016. Methods: Cross-sectional survey…
Descriptors: Hunger, Food, High School Students, College Students
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James, Tyler G.; Sullivan, Meagan K.; Dumeny, Leanne; Lindsey, Katherine; Cheong, JeeWon; Nicolette, Guy – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: Health literacy and health insurance literacy affect healthcare utilization. The purpose of this study was to determine the relation between health insurance knowledge, self-efficacy, and student healthcare utilization in the past year. Participants: A random sample of 1,450 respondents, over the age of 18, attending a public university…
Descriptors: College Students, Knowledge Level, Health Insurance, Access to Health Care
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Gall Myrick, Jessica; Noar, Seth M.; Sontag, Jennah M.; Kelley, Dannielle – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study tested how media, family, and peer sources of health and beauty information predict indoor tanning (IT) beliefs and behavior. Participants: 210 undergraduate women at a state university in the southeastern United States. Methods: Respondents completed a survey about sources of health and beauty information, IT beliefs, and IT…
Descriptors: Females, Aesthetics, Undergraduate Students, Surveys
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Ballesteros, Jorge; Tran, Alisia G. T. T. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To investigate racial-ethnic minority student-athletes' (REMSA) symptoms of distress (mental health need), mental health use (usage rate), and factors that influence mental health usage. Participants: There were 241 varsity athletes (African American = 108, Latinos = 66, Asian American= 67) from the American College Health Association…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Student Athletes, College Athletics, Asian American Students
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Lian, Zi; Wallace, Barbara C. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examined the prevalence of past-year mental disorders and its correlates among Chinese international students in US higher education. Participants: A total of 222 Chinese international students participated in the study. Methods: Participants were recruited via a social marketing campaign and participated in an online survey.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Mental Disorders
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Guan, Shu-Sha Angie; Xie, Hui; Boyns, David – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: The current study explores the role of health-related mechanisms (i.e. sleep, social support, and stress) in accounting for the impact of student recreation center (SRC) use on college-student well-being. Participants: Students (N = 540; M[subscript age] = 23.67, SD = 7.10; 65.6% female) with membership to the SRC were recruited to…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Sleep, Health Behavior, Well Being
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Hudson-Flege, Matthew D.; Grover, Holly M.; Meçe, Merita H.; Ramos, Athena K.; Thompson, Martie P. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examined if empathy was a significant moderator of several empirically established risk factors for sexual violence perpetration among college men. Participants: Data are from 544 college men who participated in a longitudinal study from 2008 to 2011 at a large, public university. Methods: Participants completed a self-report…
Descriptors: Violence, Risk, Males, Empathy
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Vest, Bonnie M.; Hoopsick, Rachel A.; Homish, D. Lynn; Homish, Gregory G. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examined the relationships between mental health and educational outcomes among student service members and veterans (SSM/Vs). Participants: Current/former Reserve and National Guard (R/NG) soldiers who were enrolled in school, college, or university in the past year (n = 130). Data were collected in 2014-2016. Methods: Exact…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Veterans, Military Personnel, Anxiety
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Graupensperger, Scott; Wilson, Oliver; Bopp, Melissa; Blair Evans, M. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To investigate directionality of the association between alcohol use and physical activity in a college student sample, longitudinally across three time points. Participants: A total of 396 undergraduate students from a large university in the United States (62% females) participated in this study. Methods: Self-report data of alcohol…
Descriptors: Drinking, Health Behavior, Longitudinal Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Kaufman, Caroline C.; Thurston, Idia B.; Maclin-Akinyemi, Courtney; Hardin, Robin N.; Decker, Kristina M.; Kamody, Rebecca C. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: Approximately one-third of college students are categorized as overweight/obese and elevated weight has been associated with increased risk of depressive symptoms. Less is known about protective factors in this context. This study examined associations between depressive symptoms and health behaviors, as well as body image variables…
Descriptors: Risk, Depression (Psychology), Body Weight, Correlation
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Huey, Michael J.; Higham, Margaret; Watriss, Ariel L. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
By providing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP (a single daily oral pill), in a primary care college health setting, clinical providers can make a dramatic contribution to the current and long-term health and well-being of the students they see. This viewpoint article describes the approach taken to instituting primary care PrEP services at…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), College Students, Risk, Health Behavior
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Rusmevichientong, Pimbucha; Jaynes, Jessica; Kazemi, Sanam – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: The study examined which snack factors and nutritional ingredients influence college students' snack choices using a discrete choice experiment (DCE). Participants: In November 2016, a total of 1,624 undergraduate students participated in the study. Methods: Two DCEs were constructed using a unique approach of block fractional factorial…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, Nutrition, Food
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