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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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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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Dainton, Marianne – College Student Journal, 2013
Previous research indicates that the primary reason college students use Facebook is for relationship maintenance. The present study sought to determine the relationship between Facebook maintenance and general maintenance efforts in college student romantic relationships, as well as the impacts of such behaviors on the relationship. Survey data…
Descriptors: College Students, Web Sites, Social Networks, Social Behavior
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Zekeri, Andrew A.; Warren, Rueben – College Student Journal, 2013
This paper uses data from a sample of agriculture graduates from selected land-grant universities in the south to examine workers' functions on the job in relation to data, people, and things as described in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Tabular analysis was conducted using gamma and Pearson's correlation as measures of association.…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Land Grant Universities, Occupations, Correlation
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Li, Ying; Lindsey, Billie J. – College Student Journal, 2013
This study was undertaken to gain a better understanding of health promotion practices among college students and the relationship of stress and the practice of various health behaviors. Method: In Fall 2008, 319 students from a mid-size university participated in a cross-sectional survey utilizing the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) and the Health…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Stress Variables, Correlation, Health Behavior
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Trotter, Pamela B. – College Student Journal, 2010
Many marriages are at risk for dissolution partly because many individuals do not have healthy examples to follow. Unmarried college students completed a survey designed to assess their attitudes about relationships and whether attitudes differed based on their perceptions of their parents' relationships or marital status. It was hypothesized that…
Descriptors: College Students, Marital Status, Student Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Powers, Justina; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2010
A revised version of the Quality Marriage Index (QMI) was used to examine demographic correlates of marital satisfaction. We administered the revised QMI to a sample of college students and found a significant positive correlation between age and relationship satisfaction. We suggest that this increase in relationship satisfaction could be due to…
Descriptors: College Students, Predictor Variables, Marital Satisfaction, Scores
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Artino, Anthony R., Jr.; Brown, Scott W. – College Student Journal, 2009
Now more than ever, graduate students and experienced researchers alike need to understand the professional and legal rules regarding the conduct of ethical research. The purpose of this study was to determine if there are differences in how graduate students and faculty assess ethical dilemmas in the field of educational research. Graduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Educational Research, Interpersonal Relationship, Multivariate Analysis
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Seligowski, Antonia; West, Doe – College Student Journal, 2009
Aims: The purpose of this study was to analyze prevalence levels of aggression in dating relationships and to compare this by country of origin. The study also seeks more understanding of the violence experienced by men in these countries. Method: A convenience sample was used; study participants were 194 females and 168 males ranging in age from…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Incidence, Dating (Social)
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty; McNeely, Andrea – College Student Journal, 2004
Three-hundred-and-twenty six undergraduates at a large south-eastern university completed a confidential anonymous 74-item questionnaire designed to assess beliefs about men, women, and relationships held by university students. This study focused on the data regarding gender differences in beliefs about men. Women were significantly more likely…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Females, Sexual Identity, Gender Differences