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College student identity, mental health and fitness behaviors: does fitness moderate the relationship between identity and mental health among college students?

College student identity, mental health and fitness behaviors: does fitness moderate the relationship between identity and mental health among college students?

determine if and where they will attend college, college students must determine a major, and upon graduation, select a pathway for employment. There is also commitment to certain values and beliefs, such as making choices about one’s political and religious views. The in-depth evaluation and consolidation of identity commitments is thus a prominent task during emerging adulthood (Klimstra, Hale, Raaijmakers, Branje, & Meeus, 2010). Longitudinal research is needed to greater understand how dimensions of identity change over time; however, the current research based on cross-sectional study designs provides evidence to support gradual shifts in identity from adolescence through adulthood. Specifically, individuals appear to make stronger commitments and identify more closely with these commitments as they approach adulthood (Luyckx et al., 2013). As such, the period of identity development that occurs during college is likely to be the most formative with respect to the potential for developing a fully formed identity. Additionally, recognizing that certain college students (such as student-athletes) may not be presented with as many opportunities for exploration is important in thinking about future interventions related to identity and mental health.
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The Relationship Among College Students' Internet Self-Disclosure, Self - Esteem and Mental Health

The Relationship Among College Students' Internet Self-Disclosure, Self - Esteem and Mental Health

Mental health people can make proper self-disclosure in real life, so as to establish a close relationship to obtain good interpersonal communication; college students who can’t set up good interpersonal support in real life, such as those who are introverted, poor communication, hope to get attention but also very lonely; someone who has had some setbacks in life; a child in an unharmonious family; the study result is not prominent, the mood is depressed, because the environment change causes the result to fall again and difficult to adapt, these youth may pay more attention to the interpersonal interaction on the Internet. The university stage is a continuation of the performance for the adolescent, closeness and openness co-exist, the university stage gradually sophisticated, so that young people closed his heart, show less to others, but at the same time they also feel very lonely, and hope someone can pay attention to and understand them. College students use the Internet more frequently, and participate in the content and form self-disclosure on the network. College students in the sense that their disclosure to the network is more appropriate, but the immature personality traits make them easy to rely on the network. Virtual social network platform can make up for the reality of loneliness, established friendship, but also has the potential to make it a sense of deviation from the real life. These social network platform provide a way to college students of self-disclosure, it will also bring some problems at the same time.
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INFLUENCE OF INTERNET ADDICTION ON MENTAL HEALTH AND ADJUSTMENT OF COLLEGE STUDENTS

INFLUENCE OF INTERNET ADDICTION ON MENTAL HEALTH AND ADJUSTMENT OF COLLEGE STUDENTS

CONCLUSION: Internet has become an indispensable tool in business and academic and personal use is increasing every day. For better or worse, Internet has infiltrated every aspect of our lives. Society has reached such a level that it is difficult rather impossible to live without the Internet. Moreover college students are the greater users of the Internet. Excessive use of the Internet leads the students to become addicts and affect the psychology of the students. In fact the present study concluded that greater use of the Internet leads to decrease the mental health and adjustment level among college students. Hence Internet addiction and mental health and Internet and adjustment are closely related. It can also be stated Internet plays a major role in the psychology of the students.
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Factors Associated with College Students’ Propensity toward Mental Health Service Utilization on Historically Black Colleges and University Campuses

Factors Associated with College Students’ Propensity toward Mental Health Service Utilization on Historically Black Colleges and University Campuses

The number of African American students attending higher education in the U.S. continues to increase. According to data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (2011), African Americans attending institutions of higher education increased from 9% to 14% from 1978 to 2009. Despite these increases in higher education participation, the literature suggests African American students underutilize mental health services (Rosenthal & Wilson, 2008; Yorgason, Linville, & Zitzman, 2008; Mori, 2000; Davidson, Yakushka, Sanford-Martens, 2004; Soet & Sevig, 2006).Underutilization refers to “an evaluative term applied to situations in which individuals who might benefit from services do not use them” (Rosenthal & Wilson, 2008, p. 61). Some studies even suggest that African American college students, in particular, reported an unwillingness to seek help for psychological difficulties and identified more negative help-seeking attitudes, relative to their white same-aged peers (Gloria, Hird, & Navarro, 2001). Attitudes decide the extent to which an individual has a positive or negative appraisal of a specific behavior (Mesidor & Sly, 2014).
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The Relationship between Psychological Suzhi and Mental Health among Chinese College Students

The Relationship between Psychological Suzhi and Mental Health among Chinese College Students

As a relatively higher educational group, college students are the main impetus to the development of countries in the future. Therefore, the development of contemporary college students is always concerned by a community. In the several factors which can influence the development of college students, the requirement for finishing school smoothly and adapting to society is mental health [1]. But under the exam-oriented education, middle schools tend to ignore the cultivation of students’ inside mental feeling and psychological suzhi [2]. Along with the increasingly drastic social competition (external stress events faced by individuals was increased), and the increasingly divorce rate (social support system owned by individuals was broken or reduced), students can’t adjust their mental situation more and more. This negative result carries on to college; the level of college freshmen’s mental health was relatively steady from 1986 to 2010; despite the government’s spending on the stu- dents’ mental health education more and more, however their mental health situation did not get positive [3]. To sum up, discussing how to improve mental health level of college students effectively is imminent.
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A Study of Mental Health Among Urban and Rural College Students

A Study of Mental Health Among Urban and Rural College Students

Perception of Reality, Integration of Personality, Autonomy, Group Oriented Attitudes, Environment Mastery among Urban and Rural College Students. A sample of 100 participants 50 Urban (25 Male and 25 Female) & 50 Rural (25 Male and 25 Female)) was drawn randomly from the population. Mental health inventory developed by Dr. Jagdish & Dr. A.K. Srivastava (1983) was used for data collection. Factorial design was used and data were analysis by Mean, SD and ‘F’ values. Results show that 1) there is no significant difference between Urban and Rural College students with Mental Health dimension on Positive self Evaluation. 2) Rural College Students high Perception of Reality than Urban College Students. 3) There is no significant difference between Urban and Rural College students with Mental Health dimension on Integration Personality.4) Rural college Students high Autonomy than Urban College Students. 5) There is no significant difference between Urban and Rural College students with Mental Health dimension on Group Oriented Attitudes. 6) There is no significant difference between Urban and Rural College students with Mental Health dimension on Environment Mastery. 7) There is no significant differences between Male and Female college students on Mental Health.
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Association of Positive Psychological Wellbeing and BMI
with Physical and Mental Health among College Students

Association of Positive Psychological Wellbeing and BMI with Physical and Mental Health among College Students

2012 in US, anxiety and depression were the two top mental health concerns among American college students. In lieu of this mental health crisis, a growing number of research studies have shown that building psychological well-being is instrumental to reducing the symptoms of depression and anxiety Gilman et al. [6]; Snyder and Shorey [20]; Snyder et al [19]; Zullig et al. [35]; Zullig, et al. [18]. In this study, the majority of Chinese university students self-reported that they felt somewhat and mostly grateful toward, hopeful for, happy about, and satisfied with their lives. In short, the majority of the Chinese university students self-reported that they had a good to better physical and mental health condition, healthy body weight, and a relatively high level of psychological well-being. The second aim of this study was to examine the extent to which the four positive constructs of psychological well-being (hope, gratitude, global life satisfaction, global subjective happiness) and BMI collectively and individually contributed to physical and mental health in Chinese university students. Consistent with the previous studies reporting the critical role of positive personal attributes in promoting better physical and mental health Feldman and Sills [36]; Seligman & C sikszentmihalyi [3]; Wood & Tarrier [26]; Zullig and White [35], the present study empirically confirmed that BMI and the four positive constructs of psychological well- being significantly contributed to the students’ physical and mental health.
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Mental health of college students and their non-college-attending peers: results from a large French cross-sectional survey

Mental health of college students and their non-college-attending peers: results from a large French cross-sectional survey

Although the proportion of college students is higher in France than what is observed in other countries, non- college-attending peers also have unique circumstances. For instance, unlike many O.E.C.D. countries (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), where young people are entitled to welfare benefits such as job- seeker’s allowance as soon as their reach 18, youths who are neither students nor working have to wait until their 25th birthday to receive welfare benefits (Revenu de Solidarité Active). Furthermore, the unemployment rate for the age category 15–24 year-old in metropolitan France is currently running at 23.7 % (24.4 % among women and 22.9 % among men) according to the INSEE Labor Market survey 1 as compared to 18 % for the European Union. Elevated unemployment rates among young adults in Europe and the deterioration of the labor market due to the economic crisis could have a negative effect on their mental health and well-being as they lead to social exclusion and stigmatization [9]. Together, these ele- ments point to the importance of understanding how mental health status relates to occupational status in young adults residing in France, though this has never been specifically examined.
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Ethnicity, Culture, And Mental Health Among College Students Of Middle Eastern Heritage

Ethnicity, Culture, And Mental Health Among College Students Of Middle Eastern Heritage

Helms, & Terrel, 1994, Snowden, 2001). As expected, we found that Middle Eastern college students had more negative attitudes toward seeking mental health services than African American and Caucasian students. Middle Eastern descent individuals suffering from psychological problems have a tendency to be ashamed to admit to others that they have a problem or see a mental health professional (Erickson & Al-Timimi, 2001). They also feel less favorable toward people suffering from mental disorders (Hamdan-Mansour & Wardam, 2009; Al-Darmaki & Sayed, 2009). Their negative attitudes about help-seeking behavior most likely cause them to underutilize psychological services, thus seeking mental health treatment less often than African Americans and Caucasians. This is a trend that has been seen in African Americans and other minority groups who have negative attitudes concerning seeking mental health services (Buser, 2009; Gray, 2010). However, in contrast to most other studies, we found that African American and Caucasian college students were similar in their attitudes on mental health services. This could be a sample characteristic unique to Wayne State University, but also a reflection of African American students being enrolled in a psychology course. Previous research indicates a lack of trust in efficacy of psychological treatment, rather than fear of stigma and shame, among the African American culture (Nickerson, Helms, & Terrel, 1994; Snowden, 2001). By exposure to psychology courses, one could assume a reduction in people’s ambiguity about whether or not such services really work. This could help improve negative attitudes about seeking psychological services.
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The Relationship between Self Concept and Mental Health among Chinese College Students: The Mediating Effect of Social Adjusting

The Relationship between Self Concept and Mental Health among Chinese College Students: The Mediating Effect of Social Adjusting

Self-concept is the individual’s cognition and evaluation of the self and social envi- ronment which are formed during the process of socialization, which is the sum of the individual’s self-cognition [4] [5]. The formation and development of self-concept is a dynamic and changing process. College day is the period that self-concept goes through fastest development and has the most problems. College Students’ understanding and evaluation of self will not only affect their own behavior, but also affect their mental health. It is found that there is a significant positive correlation between self-concept and mental health, which has a strong predictive effect on mental health [6] [7] [8] [9]. Self-concept can prevent the social dysfunction [10], but also can prevent mental health problems [11]. That is to say, college students with good self-concept can make a more objective evaluation of themselves, and actively accept the self, thus regulating and maintaining their own mental health. However, how does self-concept affect the mental health of college students?
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Help-seeking attitudes, mental health stigma, and self-concealment among African American college students.

Help-seeking attitudes, mental health stigma, and self-concealment among African American college students.

Prior research suggests that both mental health stigma (i.e., negative attitudes toward people with a psychological disorder) and self-concealment uniquely and separately predict help- seeking attitudes (Masuda & Boone, 2011; Vogel, Wester, & Larson, 2007). However, it is unclear whether these findings from general college samples are generalizable to African American college students. As previous studies show ethnic group differences in help-seeking attitudes, mental health stigma, and self-concealment (Masuda, Anderson, Twohig, et al., 2009; Masuda & Boone, 2011), it is worthwhile to focus specifically on African American college students. A clearer understanding of the association among mental health stigma, self-
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Study on the Mental Health of Impoverished College Students Education

Study on the Mental Health of Impoverished College Students Education

In view of the psychological problems of impoverished college students, col- leges and universities should take effective measures to organize psychological experts to carry out the guidance of study, life and psychological development. For example, by a psychology class meeting, organize activities of psychological development, hold special lectures on the education for psychological know- ledge, education for typical cases, etc., guide the poor college students to learn psychological adjustment, help them build up confidence and improve them- selves, character. In this way, it can help the poor students to face the reality, adapt to the living environment, and improve their ability of mental health care and treatment. University psychology education workers want them to realize that poverty is a temporary reality, not a defect. Hard work and hard work can change the face of poverty. Lecture, also can through questionnaires, collective, individual interviews, and other forms of psychological counseling, to found a psychological crisis and psychological barriers of students and guidance in time treatment, should cooperate with family when necessary, to ease the pressure on students, the students well through common effort. Can also organize activities such as poor college students helping each other and pass love, let them expe- rience was needed their luminous fever, pride, and understand that there are more and more people have family economic difficulties, there are also more difficult than itself, gradually get rid of the psychological shadow because of the poor.
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Impact of Mobile Addiction on Mental Health of College Students

Impact of Mobile Addiction on Mental Health of College Students

Abstract: Mobile phone addiction has been identified as a new disorder and many studies proved and indicated its signs symptoms. Internet today is the most recent and important human technology which is widely used and its users are increasing. It is a phenomenon which still has its primary attractiveness. Addiction to mobile phone use is an impulsive behavior which its application not only have a sense of relief for person but also gradually needs to more use due to achieve former sense of relief. In case of exclusion, isolation will be occurring. The mobile addicted users away from their friends and family are isolationist, repress age, and social priorities such as education and employment, when the phone is not available to them thin to it and suffer from its away.Thus, the present study is an attempt to study the impact of mobile phone addiction on mental health of college students. The findings of the study further revealed that male students were more addicted as compared to female students. The study revealed that mobile phone addiction have inverse and major impact on mental health of college students. The fame of the mobile phones is followed by an alarm towards the detrimental effects of cell phone radiation, Fatigue, headache, decreased concentration and local irritation and burning are the major effects of excessive usage of mobile phones. Therefore, the current findings increase our understanding about the relationship between mobile phone addiction with mental health of college students. In addition, enhancing mental health levels of students may also have a preventive function for mobile phone addiction.
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A SURVEY REPORT ON MENTAL HEALTH. College Students Speak: A Survey Report on Mental Health

A SURVEY REPORT ON MENTAL HEALTH. College Students Speak: A Survey Report on Mental Health

The facts about mental health conditions and what it means to have a mental health condition. Know the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions. Be conscious of changes in sleep patterns, eating hab- its, behaviors, perceptions and social interactions. There is nothing wrong with people who have a mental health condition. They should not feel embarrassed, ashamed or guilty. Mental health conditions are not character flaws or weaknesses. They do not define a person, change who she or he is or have to do with his or her worth as a person. People do not choose to be unhappy. Life with mental health conditions can be manageable, happy and fulfilling. A mental health diagnosis is not a death sentence. People living with mental health conditions are not dangerous. There is no need to be afraid of them.
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A Case Study of Mental Health of Impoverished College Students in Minority Areas of Guangxi Province in China

A Case Study of Mental Health of Impoverished College Students in Minority Areas of Guangxi Province in China

Second, poverty is only temporary. As long as the impoverished students work hard enough, there are still many opportunities. As the saying goes: there is al- ways a way out. Poor students should analyze their own strengths and weak- nesses, give play to their strengths and advantages (Fan, 2018), and win the em- ployment of good employers when they graduate, and change the status quo of poverty. Establishing this concept will make them feel calm and gain more rec- ognition in their interactions, which will help them get rid of loneliness and de- pression (Wang & Li, 2011).
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INFLUENCE OF INTERNET ADDICTION ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF COLLEGE STUDENTS

INFLUENCE OF INTERNET ADDICTION ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF COLLEGE STUDENTS

This study is very important to investigate the seriousness of internet addiction in the society nowadays especially for adolescent in college. Internet is very useful for user to find information for their current work. However presently internet is not only use for seeking information but being use to fills leisure time as well. If this phenomenon continues without any solution then internet addiction will become very serious and serious. So to investigate the seriousness of the internet addiction is the main thing to start so that this problem can be solve. Hence this study seeks to find out how serious internet addiction among college student is.
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MOBILE PHONE USAGE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF COLLEGE STUDENTS: A LITERATURE REVIEW

MOBILE PHONE USAGE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF COLLEGE STUDENTS: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Studies on mobile addiction or overuse shows that as the functionality of cell phone continues to expand, addiction to this becomes an increasingly realistic possibility. Mobile phone usage is addictive and behaviour could be predominantly mandatory with elements of dependent & habitual behaviour or any other combinations. At the broadest level, study suggests that the users, who accessed their device more & for longer periods of time are aware of their addictive behaviour & in general, did not think it as problematic. But there is a significant relationship between mobile phone addiction & mental health. Addiction to a cell phone device and lack of adequate knowledge about the harmful effects due to cell phones could be the important reasons that have contributed to the increased incident of some psychological health symptoms amongst the younger college going generations. Cell phone use/texting is positively related to anxiety. Addictive people tend to feel depressed, lost, and isolated without a mobile phone. Their work and lives are sometimes disturbed by frequent calls, text messaging, Web browsing, and online chats. With the increased & improved mental health, the students’ rate of cell phone addiction reduced.
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Study on Mental Health Problems of Students in Petroleum Universities

Study on Mental Health Problems of Students in Petroleum Universities

DOI: 10.4236/ce.2018.95056 751 Creative Education higher petroleum universities, so as to improve the current unfavorable situation of college students’ psychological problems in petroleum universities. Today’s great goal of building a moderately prosperous society is coming to an end and people’s living standard is constantly improving (WHO, 2011b). However, the contradiction between backward social production and people’s growing materi- al and cultural needs is still the main contradiction. The gap between the rich and the poor still exists. During the new period of rapid economic development, talented people, the pressure of social competition is becoming increasingly fierce, Chinese ideology has changed from several thousand years of feudal tra- dition to the new trend of the times (Mental Health Commission of Canada, 2012). Contemporary college students as the future development of the emerg- ing powers, as the construction of China characteristic socialism successors, their upbringing, physical and mental development, ideas attracted the attention of the whole society (WHO, 2011b), college students as a youth at the end of the transition to the main environment for the growth of the mature stage. There- fore, the development of mental health of contemporary college students, espe- cially post-90 college students, has become the focus of ideological and political education work and mental health research center of colleges and universities (Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2010). This also puts forward the higher standard for the physical and mental health of college students (WHO, 2011b). College students from the high pressure, high intensity of the transition to the univer- sity campus in line with the social changes in learning style, complex interper- sonal relations, various activities, and other changes, easy to lead to the impact of college studentsmental health (Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2010). With the large number of college students in China, the education system is not perfect enough, and the national comprehensive quality level is not high, which ignores the development of college studentsmental health and the im- provement of college students’ personality education (Mental Health Strate- gies, 2012).
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Well Being Improves Mental Health of School Students

Well Being Improves Mental Health of School Students

being and scholastic achievement of Canadian students. Results revealed that physical health and relationship with family were found to be significantly related to psychological well-being. Respondents who had better physical health, a higher degree of satisfaction with their relationships with family were found to exhibit a significantly higher level of psychological well-being. Singh et al. (2007) studied mental health among adolescents. The results revealed significant difference in mental health status of male and female students. Bhalero et al. (2009) studied mental health of 170 rural females. The findings of the study indicated that the self esteem and general knowledge of rural females had significant positive correlation with their mental health. Leung et al. (2011) examined the influence of mental health on the attitudes 134 Asian American college students toward seeking professional psychological help. The findings indicated that acculturation and conceptions of mental health were significantly co-related with attitudes toward mental health services. Implications for mental health professional working with Asian Americans are highlighted. So, the present study is an attempt to see the relationship between the well being and mental health of students.
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Sports Psychiatry: The Mental Health Needs of the College Athlete

Sports Psychiatry: The Mental Health Needs of the College Athlete

All of life is about mastery and transitions. When faced with challenges, children and adolescents sometimes believe that they are the first person on the planet to have encountered a certain challenge. That can be a very lonely feeling. However, we can alleviate a significant proportion of their anxiety by explaining to them: normal developmental tasks, Eriksonian stages of development, and the shared struggle for identity. However, we would not want to alleviate all anxiety and extinguish all fear since a healthy level of anxiety and healthy fear both drive us and keep us safe. In a sense, each generation faces unique challenges; and each special population (e.g. College student athletes, medical students, first-generation college students, etc.) have their own unique hurdles and obstacles. Yet, there is much overlap in these challenges. Given that prevention is much more important than crisis management, it is important to provide each population with a road map for success that highlights both the easy paths up the mountain and those roads where trouble waits around every bend.
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