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Mackert, Michael; Case, Kathleen; Lazard, Allison; Oh, Jeeyun; Hughes Wagner, Jessica; Hawk, Ernest; Cofer, Jennifer; Hurst, Alex; Elerian, Nagla; Lakey, David – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: Despite declining cigarette smoking rates in the US, there is a continued need for tobacco prevention education campaigns to reach young adults. Recognizing the need for improved tobacco control messaging, the University of Texas (UT) System engaged The University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Communication to develop a brand and…
Descriptors: College Students, Young Adults, Smoking, Prevention
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Lewis, Kaleea R.; Robillard, Alyssa; Billings, Deborah; White, Kellee – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: Explore the ways in which a sample of college women interpret racially/ethnically coded vignettes to understand their perceptions of responsibility and trauma experienced by a hypothetical female sexual assault survivor and her need for social support. Participants: Convenience sample of college women (N = 51) attending a large,…
Descriptors: College Students, Rape, Social Support Groups, Student Attitudes
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Bolden, Jennifer; Gilmore-Kern, Jenna E.; Fillauer, Jonathan P. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The present study examined whether executive functions (EFs) and sleep problems operate together to predict four attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptom domains. Methods: A sample of 306 college students completed ratings of sleep quality, EFs, and ADHD symptoms from January to December 2014. Simultaneous multiple…
Descriptors: Sleep, Executive Function, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Self Control
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Crimarco, Anthony; Turner-McGrievy, Gabrielle M.; Wirth, Michael D. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
College is an important time for young adults to establish healthy eating habits since students are at risk for gaining weight during the college years. An emerging area of research is examining the effect of meal-timing, which involves the timing of food intake throughout the day, in an effort to improve satiety and bodyweight. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Hunger, Eating Habits, Body Weight, College Students
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Wong, Su-Wei; Lin, Hsien-Chang; Piper, Megan E.; Siddiqui, Adam; Buu, Anne – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: E-cigarette use among college students has increased drastically in recent years. This study aims to inform development of a comprehensive measure of e-cigarette consumption for this population. Participants and Methods: This mixed-method study collected both quantitative and qualitative data from a sample of 43 experienced e-cigarette…
Descriptors: Smoking, Electronic Equipment, Health Behavior, College Students
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Cadigan, Jennifer M.; Dworkin, Emily R.; Ramirez, Jason J.; Lee, Christine M. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The objective of this study was to understand substance use patterns of alcohol, marijuana, and simultaneous alcohol and marijuana (SAM) use among 2- and 4-year college students. Participants: Participants were 526 young adults aged 18-23 (n = 355 4-year students; n = 171 2-year students) recruited from February 2015 to January 2016 who…
Descriptors: College Students, Two Year College Students, Screening Tests, Prevention
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Cantor, Anna; Hippman, Catriona; Hercher, Laura; Austin, Jehannine C. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Mental illness is a substantive issue for graduate students. We investigated experiences of mental illness during training among genetic counseling students, a subgroup of graduate students for which little data exists on this topic. Genetic counseling students and recent graduates (n = 227) completed an online survey, from who 11 were selected to…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Graduate Students, Genetic Disorders, Counseling
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Graham, Andrea K.; Trockel, Mickey; Weisman, Hannah; Fitzsimmons-Craft, Ellen E.; Balantekin, Katherine N.; Wilfley, Denise E.; Taylor, C. Barr – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: As eating disorders (EDs) often emerge during college, managing EDs would ideally integrate prevention and treatment. To achieve this goal, an efficient tool is needed that detects clinical symptoms and level of risk. This study evaluated the performance of a screen designed to identify individuals at risk for or with an ED.…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, College Students, Females, At Risk Persons
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Barry, Karen May; Woods, Megan; Martin, Angela; Stirling, Christine; Warnecke, Emma – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objectives: To examine the impact of guided mindfulness practice on psychological distress and psychological capital (hope, optimism, resilience, and efficacy) in doctoral candidates. Participants: Recruitment of a convenience sample of doctoral candidates occurred in July 2015 and participants were randomly allocated to the control or…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Metacognition, Foreign Countries, Anxiety
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Straud, Casey L.; McNaughton-Cassill, Mary – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to examine the mediating relationship of proactive coping on self-blame and stress among US undergraduate college students. Participants: The sample of undergraduate college students (n = 261) were recruited through their Introduction to Psychology course and registered for the study through a research-based computer…
Descriptors: Self Control, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students, Coping
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Gagnon, Joel; Dionne, Frédérick; Raymond, Guillaume; Grégoire, Simon – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: This pilot study pursued two aims. The first was to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of a Web-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) intervention to reduce academic procrastination among university students. The second aim was to test the effectiveness of the intervention on procrastination and committed actions.…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Intervention, College Students, Time Management
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Wolff, Jennifer M.; Crockett, Lisa J. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The neurobiological model of risk-taking and the dual-process model of decision making each provide possible explanations of risky behavior among youth, but their interconnections have rarely been explored, especially among college students, a time of increased alcohol use. Participants:n = 382; Mage = 19.25, SD = 1.33. Method:…
Descriptors: Decision Making, At Risk Persons, Health Behavior, Drinking
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Dowdell, Elizabeth B.; Clayton, Brianne Q. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To examine the influence of cell phones and sleep quality among college students and the prevalence of sleep texting. Participants: Participants were 372 college students at two mid-size universities in 2013. Methods: A survey was used to ask about cell phone use during sleep and sleep quality. Students were asked about hours of sleep,…
Descriptors: Sleep, College Students, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Howard, Rebecca M.; Potter, Sharyn J.; Guedj, Céline E.; Moynihan, Mary M. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To assess the prevalence of sexual violence victimization among a community college student population. Participants: In March 2017, students (800) from seven community colleges in a northeastern state participated in an online campus climate survey using the ARC3 Survey Instrument. Methods: We analyze demographic differences between…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Violence, Victims of Crime, Community Colleges
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Braider, Laura; La Lima, Candice; Crimarco, Nicholas; Hollander, Beth; Reid-Russell, Azure; Kane, John; Greenwald, Blaine – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To characterize contemporary college students requiring psychiatric hospitalization. Participants and methods: Sociodemographic and diagnostic information was gathered retrospectively and analyzed from the electronic medical records (EMRs) of the consecutive inpatient hospitalizations of 905 college students admitted to a psychiatric…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Hospitals, Mental Disorders, Gender Differences
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