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College Students’ Experiences with Stress, Coping Mechanisms, and Awareness of the Physical Effects of Stress
Stressful life events are inevitable. It is how we interpret and manage those events that determines the impact that they have on our bodies. Stress has been linked to negative consequences in each system in our body, ...
Changes in Distress and Iatrogenic Effects while Participating in Longitudinal NSSI Research
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is the intentional damage to bodily tissues without the intent to the die. NSSI research is necessary because long term NSSI is linked to increased suicidal ideation. Previous literature ...
Assessing Students' Perceptions of the University Counseling Center : Through Video Presentation
The present study investigated if student perceptions of university counseling services became more positive after viewing a video where fellow students shared their experiences with counseling services and if the associated ...
Younger and Older Adult Perceptions of Health-Related Risk
Older adults (OA) are more likely to experience hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and cardiovascular disease than are younger adults (YA). Likewise, older persons also often engage in more health preservation efforts ...
Suicide Ideation Protective Factors for Sexual/Gender Minority Young Adults
Individuals who identify as a sexual and/or gender minority (SGM) report significantly higher rates of suicide ideation than heterosexuals and cis-gendered individuals. Identifying factors that may lead to, or protect ...
Exploring College Students’ Reports of Parental Involvement, Academic Entitlement, and Contingent Self-Worth
While parent involvement has been linked to many positive young adult outcomes (e.g., academic achievement, wellbeing), recent research has highlighted potential negative outcomes (e.g., anxiety) of excessive levels of ...