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Development of a Family-Based Program to Promote Resilience among Unemployed Families: Theoretical Basis and Implications for Future Interventions
As the unemployment rate has remained over 9% throughout 2010 and 2011, millions of families in the U.S. and around the world are affected by unemployment. In 2010, 12.4% of families in the U.S. had at least one unemployed ...
Acculturation, Self-Esteem, Body Dissatisfaction, and Eating Disorder Symptoms among Latinas
The purpose of this study was to investigate the role that acculturation and acculturative stress play in predicting symptoms of eating disorders among Latinas. Research suggests that Latinas may be at increased risk of ...
Quality of Life of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals in Northern Nevada
The primary focus of the present study was to explore the relationship between deafness-related factors, cultural competency variables and quality of life indicators among a group of deaf and hard of hearing individuals ...
Predictors of Food Insecurity and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement of College Students
A study was conducted at a mid-sized, western university to test and understand the causes and consequences of food insecurity. This study draws on ecological systems theory to derive hypotheses that address the influence ...
Women, Strategic Identity Management, and Persistence in College Engineering
In this dissertation, I researched factors the predicted women’s likelihood of persistence in college engineering. Women are less likely to study engineering in college than men, and when they do, they are more likely to ...
From soldier, to civilian, to student: student veterans' transitions from overseas deployments to the university classroom
The implementation of the Post 9/11 GI Bill in August 2009 made approximately two million veterans of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan eligible for higher education subsidies, and colleges universities are experiencing an ...
The Role of Stigma Visibility on Stigma-Related Stress, Coping, and Health: An Exploration among Gay Men and Lesbians
Members of stigmatized groups experience compromised mental and physical health as a result of their disadvantaged social status. While a large body of literature addresses the health consequences of belonging to conspicuous ...
Gender Differences, Marriage, and Mental Health
Women consistently exhibit more psychological distress than men. This study addresses the gender gap in psychological distress by using a stress process approach to examine the effects of stressors and resources within ...
Functional Specificity in the Minority Stress Model: The Influence of Network Characteristics on Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, or Bisexual Individuals Under Age 35
Though the minority stress model has been frequently tested in literature related to LGB health, the mechanisms through which individual social network composition impacts social support, and thereby mental health, have ...