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Burnett, Audrey J.; Sabato, Todd M.; Wagner, Laurie; Smith, Amy – College Student Journal, 2014
HIV, AIDS, STIs, and unwanted pregnancy continue to impact young adults in the U. S. at a disproportionate rate, particularly during the college years. Attributional style (i.e., locus of control) influences one's HIV risk. Internal locus of control indicates a lower risk of HIV infection, whereas external locus of control signals an…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Risk, Locus of Control, Student Surveys
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Burnett, Audrey J.; Sabato, Todd M.; Walter, Katherine Ott; Kerr, Dianne L.; Wagner, Laurie; Smith, Amy – College Student Journal, 2013
HIV, AIDS, STIs, and unwanted pregnancy continue to impact young adults in the U.S. at a disproportionate rate, particularly during the college years. Attributional style (i.e., locus of control) influences one's HIV risk. Internal locus of control indicates a lower risk of HIV infection, whereas an external locus of control signals an increased…
Descriptors: Sexuality, College Students, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Hogan, Eileen A.; Bryant, Sarah K.; Overymyer-Day, Leslie E. – College Student Journal, 2013
The acquisition of credit card debt by college students has long been a topic of concern. This study explores relationships among debt, undesirable academic behaviors and cognitions, and academic performance, through surveys of 338 students in a public university, replicating two past measures of credit card debt and creating new measures of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Debt (Financial), Delinquency, Academic Achievement