Validation of the East Asian Student Stress Inventory (EASSI)
- Mode of administration and interviewer effects in self-reported symptoms of anxiety and depression. Moum, Torbjorn // Social Indicators Research;Nov98, Vol. 45 Issue 1-3, p279
Investigates whether mode of administration and the interviewer's age and sex affect results obtained with a commonly used rating scale for symptoms anxiety and depression. Response biases in self-reported psychological distress; Reliability, dimensionality and mode of administration effects;...
- College student survival kit. Sparkman, Dennis R. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Dec95, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p122
Offers advice for college students on dealing with the physical and mental stress associated with preparing for examinations. Proper diet; Benefits of vitamin supplements; Managing stress during study. INSETS: Pump up those brain cells (tips on exam preparation).;Brain drainers (activities...
- Tips to help detect lying. // USA Today Magazine;Aug94, Vol. 123 Issue 2591, p6
Reports on the study by Kansas State University which shows that majority of college students had some level of deception in their conversations. Ways of telling when a person is lying; Tips for detecting lies.
- Psychometric properties of the inventory of learning processes: Evidence from United Arab... Albaili, Mohamed A. // Psychological Reports;Jun93 Part 2, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p1331
Investigates the reliability and validity of the Inventory of Learning Processes for 166 United Arab Emirates college students. Estimates of internal consistency and stability; Intercorrelations among scales; Use of scales in predicting academic performance.
- Assessing psychological distress in Zulu-speakers: preliminary findings from an adaptation of... Shanahan, S.F.; Anderson, S.J.; Mkhize, N.J. // South African Journal of Psychology;Nov2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1
The SCL-90-R, a 90-item multidimensional self-report symptom inventory, was translated into Zulu. A multistage translation procedure, involving back-translation, decentering, and the committee approach was employed. The translated instrument was pretested on a group of Zulu farm workers (N = 12)...
- A brief overview of the development process for written, self-report, health-related surveys. Hagino, Carol // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p11
Presents an overview of the literature describing the key chronological steps involved in developing self-report and health-related survey instruments. Measurement of abstract construct such as quality of life; Definition on the intended purpose of the survey instrument; Need for the...
- Trait Anxiety and Achievement Goals as Predictors of Self-Reported Health in Dancers. Lench, Heather C.; Levine, Linda J.; Roe, Elisa // Journal of Dance Medicine & Science;2010, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p163
Psychological characteristics associated with interpreting situations as stressful can impact people's physical health. The present investigation focused on trait anxiety and achievement goals as two such characteristics that may predict health outcomes in dancers, a group prone to chronic...
- Stressed Students Lose Sleep. Archer, Shirley // IDEA Fitness Journal;Feb2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p78
The article reports on a study published in the "Journal of Adolescent Health" which revealed that significant numbers of college students lose sleep because of personal and academic stress.
- Effect of Response Scales on Self-Reported Exercise Frequency. Courneya, Kerry S.; Jones, Lee W.; Rhodes, Ryan E.; Blanchard, Chris // American Journal of Health Behavior;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p613
Objectives: To determine the effects of 5 different numerical response scalesâ€”continuous-open, dichotomous-yes/no, and continuous-closed numerical (CCN) with 3 different ranges of response frequencies (low, medium, high)â€”on the proportion of respondents defined as regular...