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Pelletier, Jennifer E.; Lytle, Leslie A.; Laska, Melissa N. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
The objective of this study was to describe the relationship between stress, weight-related health risk behaviors (e.g., eating behaviors, physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep, cigarette smoking, and binge drinking), and weight status using cross-sectional data on 2-year community college students enrolled in a randomized controlled weight…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Case Studies, Regression (Statistics), Correlation
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Calderon, Raul, Jr.; Pupanead, Suporntip; Prachakul, Wimonmas; Kim, GunDo – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: Describe and compare levels of happiness, psychological well-being, perceived stress, and health behaviors of university students. Participants: Thai university students were selected (N = 478) during November 2016 using random cluster sampling. Methods: A health and well-being questionnaire was constructed, translated from English to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Well Being, Stress Variables
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Slavich, George M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Life stress is a central construct in many models of human health and disease. The present article reviews research on stress and health, with a focus on (a) how life stress has been conceptualized and measured over time, (b) recent evidence linking stress and disease, and (c) mechanisms that might underlie these effects. Emerging from this body…
Descriptors: Life Style, Life Satisfaction, Stress Variables, Literature Reviews
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Watkins, Kaitlin; Hill, Erin M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2018
This study examined the mediating effect of psychological stress in the relationship between social support and mental health symptomatology in undergraduate students. Participants (n = 368) completed measures of social support, psychological stress, and mental health symptomatology. Bootstrapping estimates of indirect effects indicated a…
Descriptors: Role, Stress Variables, Mental Health, Health Promotion
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Albeg, Loren J.; Castro-Olivo, Sara M. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2014
This study evaluated the relationship between acculturative stress, symptoms of internalizing mental health problems, and academic performance in a sample of 94 Latino middle school students. Students reported on symptoms indicative of depression and anxiety related problems and acculturative stress. Teachers reported on students' academic…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Middle School Students, Mental Health, Anxiety
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Hege, Adam; Lemke, Michael K.; Apostolopoulos, Yorghos; Sönmez, Sevil – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Background: Compared with other occupations, long-haul truck drivers (LHTD) engage in excessively unhealthy behaviors and experience disproportionately poor health outcomes. Health promotion efforts targeting LHTDs focus on improving individual-level behaviors; however, this occupation is replete with adverse work organization characteristics,…
Descriptors: Motor Vehicles, Employees, Stress Variables, Sleep
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Coleman, Sulamunn R. M.; Zawadzki, Matthew J.; Heron, Kristin E.; Vartanian, Lenny R.; Smyth, Joshua M. – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objectives: This study examined whether self-focused and other-focused resiliency help explain how early family adversity relates to perceived stress, subjective health, and health behaviors in college women. Participants: Female students (N = 795) participated between October 2009 and May 2010. Methods: Participants completed self-report measures…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Resilience (Psychology), Family Environment, Stress Management
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Brouskeli, Vasiliki; Loumakou, Maria – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
In this study we investigated materialism among future educators and its relationship with stress and a number of health behaviors. Participants were 228 students (Mean = 20.64 years of age, S.D = 2.571) of the Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood of the University of Thrace, Greece. The instrument consisted of a short form of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Values, Stress Variables
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Shen, Panshuo; Slater, Paul – International Education Studies, 2021
The level of stress among academics in higher education institutions has significantly increased over the past decade. Mental health and well-being of academics can be affected once they are exposed to stressful work conditions and use negative coping strategies. This study was set against the backdrop of the pandemic disease, COVID-19, which has…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Coping, Mental Health
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Shepherd, Daniel; Landon, Jason; Goedeke, Sonja; Meads, Jake – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The underlying mechanisms by which social support exerts its (typically) positive effects on parental wellbeing are still being investigated in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) context. Parents (n = 674) of a child with ASD responded to questions probing parenting stress, parent psychological health, their child's ASD symptoms, and the types of…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Well Being
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Harrison, Carmen; Loxton, Helene; Somhlaba, Nceba Z. – Child Care in Practice, 2021
In South Africa, many adolescents are affected by socio-economic adversity, which increases their susceptibility to experiencing stress that negatively affects their mental health. The synthesis of international literature has identified the psychological strengths (that include perceived social support, self-esteem and resilience) as having a…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Coping, Mental Health, Foreign Countries
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Coiro, Mary Jo; Bettis, Alexandra H.; Compas, Bruce E. – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Objective: The ways that college students cope with stress, particularly interpersonal stress, may be a critical factor in determining which students are at risk for impairing mental health disorders. Using a control-based model of coping, the present study examined associations between interpersonal stress, coping strategies, and symptoms.…
Descriptors: Coping, Interpersonal Relationship, Stress Management, Correlation
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Schiltz, Hillary K.; McVey, Alana J.; Magnus, Brooke; Dolan, Bridget K.; Willar, Kirsten S.; Pleiss, Sheryl; Karst, Jeffrey; Carson, Audrey M.; Caiozzo, Christina; Vogt, Elisabeth; Van Hecke, Amy Vaughan – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) poses unique challenges that may impact parents' mental health and parenting experiences. The current study analyzed self-report data from 77 parents of youth with ASD. A serial multiple mediation model revealed that parenting stress (SIPA) and parental mental health (BAI and BDI-II) appears to…
Descriptors: Youth, Parents, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Crea, Katherine; Dissanayake, Cheryl; Hudry, Kristelle – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
Family-related predictors of mental health problems were investigated among 30 toddlers at familial high-risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and 28 controls followed from age 2- to 3-years. Parents completed the self-report Depression Anxiety Stress Scales and the parent-report Behavior Assessment System for Children. High-risk toddlers were…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Stress Variables, Toddlers
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Heiden, Marina; Widar, Linda; Wiitavaara, Birgitta; Boman, Eva – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
As the development of technical aids for telework has progressed, work has become more flexible in time and space. Among academics, the opportunity to telework has been embraced by most, but it is unclear how it relates to their health and well-being. The aim of this study was to determine how frequency and amount of telework is associated with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teleworking, Health
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