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Sawai, Misae; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2017
This study examined the factor structure of sibling relationships in Japanese female university students. Two hundred and fifteen Japanese female university students participated in this study. The Adult Sibling Relationship Scale (ASRQ, Stocker et al., 1997) was used to measure sibling relationship cognition. The model was constructed as a result…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Schemata (Cognition), Foreign Countries, Females
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Lin, Chun-Wen – College Student Journal, 2017
Aristotle once said that moral deliberation is supposed to find reasons, which may lead us to renounce spurious moral beliefs in pursuit of authentic goodness. The aim of this study was to construct a theoretical model, based on Aristotle's deliberation theory framework, representing college students' attitudes toward volunteering in nursing…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, College Students, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
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Estep, Hanna M.; Avalos, Maria D.; Olson, James N. – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to expand upon the existing research on the relationship between parenting styles, general deviance, and romantic infidelity. It was hypothesized that the adult children of parents who practiced authoritative parenting would report less favorable attitudes toward, and fewer incidences of, general deviance and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parenting Styles, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Warden, David N; Myers, Charlsie A. – College Student Journal, 2017
The relationship between domain-specific nonintellective variables and academic achievement among nontraditional students was explored to address uninvestigated factors and clarify distinctions between nontraditional and traditional student achievement. College students (nontraditional n = 72, traditional n = 67) completed an online survey…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Forsha, Stephen K. – College Student Journal, 2017
Focus on business ethics has increased however, incidents of academic dishonesty among business school students has also increased at the same time. Simply adding ethics courses to business programs appears to offer little guidance for student action, action that is transferred from the university to the business world. More is needed if we wish…
Descriptors: Ethics, Moral Development, Business Schools, Cheating
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Ellis, Jon B.; Kaniuk, Andrea; Barnes, Jenny – College Student Journal, 2016
A number of studies suggest an association between substance use and suicidal behavior. However, relatively few studies have examined reasons for living, adaptive beliefs that prevent one from committing suicide, in substance using populations. The current study examines reasons for living and methamphetamine use in 240 college students.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Drug Abuse
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Zorotovich, Jennifer; Johnson, Elizabeth I.; Linn, Rebekah – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study extends research on social status and well-being among young people by examining whether subjective social status (SSS) is related to life satisfaction and happiness. Emerging adults (n = 383) between 18 and 29 provided data on demographic characteristics, SSS, life satisfaction, and happiness via an online survey. Regression…
Descriptors: Social Status, Online Surveys, Physical Health, Life Satisfaction
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Shepler, Dustin; Perrone-McGovern, Kristin – College Student Journal, 2016
A sample of 791 college students between the ages of 18 and 25 years were administered a series of measures to determine their sexual identity development status, global self-esteem, global psychological distress, sexual-esteem and sexual distress. As hypothesized, results indicated no significant difference in terms of psychological distress,…
Descriptors: College Students, Measures (Individuals), Emotional Disturbances, Self Esteem
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Sabato, Todd – College Student Journal, 2015
Over three decades since its discovery, HIV/AIDS remains a critical public health challenge. An estimated 1.41 million AIDS cases, and approximately 659,000 AIDS-related deaths, were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through 2013 (Stine, 2013). While 53% of documented AIDS cases in the United States have occurred…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Public Health, Prevention, At Risk Persons
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Ferrari, Joseph R.; Haq, Arsalan; Williams, Shannon M. – College Student Journal, 2014
The present study explored perceptions of hope for social change through civic engagement. Psychology majors, active in campus clubs and organizations (n = 52; M age = 19 years old) completed survey measures predicting hopeful (agency and pathways) tendencies by positive personality qualities, such as positive perceptions of life, being…
Descriptors: Social Change, Citizen Participation, Psychology, Majors (Students)
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Houtsonen, Jarmo; Kylmä, Jari; Korhonen, Teija; Välimäki, Maritta; Suominen, Tarja – College Student Journal, 2014
People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are often subject to blame, fear and avoidance, particularly if they are perceived as personally responsible for their infection due to their risky behaviour or life style choices. Some people however, react to PLWHA with sympathy and a willingness to care. This paper explores how university students (n = 282)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Moore, Erin W.; Warta, Samantha; Erichsen, Kristen – College Student Journal, 2014
Research has not explored the types of settings that college students prefer to volunteer for and how these settings might be influenced by personal factors (e.g., demographic, academic major, volunteering motivation, religiosity). Students from a Midwestern university (N = 406, 71.9% female) completed a survey that inquired about their…
Descriptors: College Students, Volunteers, Student Surveys, Health Services
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Stoltz, Molly; Young, Raymond W.; Bryant, Kevin L. – College Student Journal, 2014
Students (N =102) from communication courses at a Southern regional university was divided into two groups. Each group listened to a 10-minute taped lecture about personality types. One group listened to a lecture that included self-disclosures by the lecturer. The other group listened to a lecture that covered the same material but without the…
Descriptors: College Students, College Faculty, Personality Traits, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Krieg, Dana Balsink – College Student Journal, 2013
Increasing numbers of students are experiencing difficulty adjusting to college. Violated expectations of college may increase the stress experienced across the college career. Therefore, 36 college students were assessed prior to matriculation, during the first year and during the senior year. Expectations and experiences of academics, social…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Expectation, Comparative Analysis
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Field, Tiffany; Diego, Miguel; Pelaez, Martha; Deeds, Osvelia; Delgado, Jeannette – College Student Journal, 2013
University students who were high versus low on breakup distress scores were given self-report measures to assess their intrusive thoughts about the romantic breakup and their somatic symptoms that followed the breakup as well as their extracurricular activities and social support that might alleviate their breakup distress. In a regression…
Descriptors: College Students, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Extracurricular Activities, Regression (Statistics)
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