universities

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Summary: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.

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  1. ncbi Factors influencing students' decisions to choose healthy or unhealthy snacks at the University of Newcastle, Australia
    Hsieh Pei-Lin
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 12:83-91. 2004
  2. doi Cigarette smoking and cessation among trade or technical school students in Texas
    Alexandra Loukas
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:401-7. 2008
  3. doi Development of a Web-based alcohol intervention for university students: processes and challenges
    Jonathan Hallett
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:31-9. 2009
  4. doi Drinking at European universities? A review of students' alcohol use
    Matthias Wicki
    Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems SIPA, Research Department, PO Box 870, CH 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Addict Behav 35:913-24. 2010
  5. doi Randomized controlled trial of proactive web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for university students
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, David Maddison Clinical Sciences Bldg, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 169:1508-14. 2009
  6. pmc Prevalence of substance use among college students in Eldoret, western Kenya
    Lukoye Atwoli
    Department of Mental Health, Moi University School of Medicine, PO Box 4606, Eldoret 30100, Kenya
    BMC Psychiatry 11:34. 2011
  7. pmc Brief intervention for heavy-drinking college students: 4-year follow-up and natural history
    J S Baer
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1310-6. 2001
  8. ncbi Trends in college binge drinking during a period of increased prevention efforts. Findings from 4 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study surveys: 1993-2001
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Health 50:203-17. 2002
  9. pmc Computer-based interventions for college drinking: a qualitative review
    Jennifer C Elliott
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Addict Behav 33:994-1005. 2008
  10. pmc Perceptions and behaviors related to hand hygiene for the prevention of H1N1 influenza transmission among Korean university students during the peak pandemic period
    Jae Hyun Park
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 10:222. 2010

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  1. ncbi Factors influencing students' decisions to choose healthy or unhealthy snacks at the University of Newcastle, Australia
    Hsieh Pei-Lin
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 12:83-91. 2004
    ..The results however, could help school nurses to gain a deeper understanding of university students ' snacking patterns. It might also assist school nurses in the development of healthy eating guidance for university students...
  2. doi Cigarette smoking and cessation among trade or technical school students in Texas
    Alexandra Loukas
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:401-7. 2008
    ..Although students enrolled in trade or technical colleges are at an elevated risk for tobacco use, virtually no information exists regarding their smoking behaviors...
  3. doi Development of a Web-based alcohol intervention for university students: processes and challenges
    Jonathan Hallett
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:31-9. 2009
    ..We describe the process of developing and implementing an electronic screening and brief intervention in a large university population...
  4. doi Drinking at European universities? A review of students' alcohol use
    Matthias Wicki
    Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems SIPA, Research Department, PO Box 870, CH 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Addict Behav 35:913-24. 2010
    ..The vast majority of these studies are based on US and Canadian samples...
  5. doi Randomized controlled trial of proactive web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for university students
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, David Maddison Clinical Sciences Bldg, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 169:1508-14. 2009
    ..We tested the efficacy of a proactive Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program...
  6. pmc Prevalence of substance use among college students in Eldoret, western Kenya
    Lukoye Atwoli
    Department of Mental Health, Moi University School of Medicine, PO Box 4606, Eldoret 30100, Kenya
    BMC Psychiatry 11:34. 2011
    ..This study therefore aimed to establish the prevalence and factors associated with drug use among university and college students in a low income country...
  7. pmc Brief intervention for heavy-drinking college students: 4-year follow-up and natural history
    J S Baer
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1310-6. 2001
    ..This study examined long-term response to an individual preventive intervention for high-risk college drinkers relative to the natural history of college drinking...
  8. ncbi Trends in college binge drinking during a period of increased prevention efforts. Findings from 4 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study surveys: 1993-2001
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Health 50:203-17. 2002
    ..Other significant changes included increases in immoderate drinking and harm among drinkers. More students lived in substance-free housing and encountered college educational efforts and sanctions resulting from their alcohol use...
  9. pmc Computer-based interventions for college drinking: a qualitative review
    Jennifer C Elliott
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Addict Behav 33:994-1005. 2008
    ..In addition, possible moderators (e.g. baseline drinking patterns) and mediators (e.g. corrected drinking norms) have emerged. Limitations and areas for future research are discussed...
  10. pmc Perceptions and behaviors related to hand hygiene for the prevention of H1N1 influenza transmission among Korean university students during the peak pandemic period
    Jae Hyun Park
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 10:222. 2010
    ..This study was performed to better assess the perceptions, motivating factors, and behaviors associated with the use of hand washing to prevent H1N1 influenza transmission during the peak pandemic period in Korea...
  11. pmc Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nutr J 8:31. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi Breast cancer: Awareness and risk factors in college-going younger age group women in Rajasthan
    Priyanka Yadav
    Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:319-22. 2010
    ..To determine awareness about breast cancer and its risk factors...
  13. pmc Individual-level interventions to reduce college student drinking: a meta-analytic review
    Kate B Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2469-94. 2007
    ..Implications for future research include attention to maintenance of effects, and developing more efficacious interventions for at-risk college drinkers...
  14. ncbi Healthy lifestyle habits among Greek university students: differences by sex and faculty of study
    I Tirodimos
    Medical School, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    East Mediterr Health J 15:722-8. 2009
    ..Fewer medical students reported drinking alcohol and smoking than other students, but there was no difference concerning their eating habits...
  15. ncbi Self-medication practices with antibiotics and antimalarials among Sudanese undergraduate university students
    Abdelmoneim I Awad
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1249-55. 2007
    ..In many developing countries, up to 60-80% of health problems are self-medicated...
  16. doi Patterns and consequences of inadequate sleep in college students: substance use and motor vehicle accidents
    Daniel J Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 76203 5017, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:610-2. 2010
    ..Future studies should focus on effective interventions for sleep in college students...
  17. doi Non-pharmaceutical interventions during an outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection at a large public university, April-May 2009
    Tarissa Mitchell
    Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S138-45. 2011
    ..Nearly one-half (46%) of student respondents, including 44.7% of those with ARI, attended social events. Results indicate a need for efforts to increase compliance with home isolation and social distancing measures...
  18. pmc A survey of prelicensure pain curricula in health science faculties in Canadian universities
    J Watt-Watson
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:439-44. 2009
    The present exploratory, descriptive study aimed to determine the designated time for mandatory pain content in curricula of major Canadian universities for students in health science and veterinary programs before being licensed.
  19. doi Me and my 400 friends: the anatomy of college students' Facebook networks, their communication patterns, and well-being
    Adriana M Manago
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:369-80. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc Substance use and its predictors among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia
    Wakgari Deressa
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:660. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of substance use and identify factors that influenced the behavior among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia...
  21. ncbi [Survey on knowledge, attitude, practice related to contraception among college students in Beijing]
    Yuan Zhong Zhou
    Institute of Family Planning, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 30:710-2. 2009
    ..To understand the current status and relative factors on knowledge, attitude, practice to contraception among college students in Beijing and to provide evidence for developing aimed contraceptive service and education in colleges...
  22. doi Electronic screening and brief intervention for risky drinking in Swedish university students--a randomized controlled trial
    Diana Stark Ekman
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Addict Behav 36:654-9. 2011
    ..The intervention group (IG) (n=80) received extensive normative feedback; the control group (CG) (n=78) received very brief feedback consisting of only three statements...
  23. ncbi Persistence of heavy drinking and ensuing consequences at heavy drinking colleges
    Toben F Nelson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:726-34. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine drinking levels, related harms, and secondhand effects of alcohol use at heavy drinking colleges between 1993 and 2005 at colleges with high levels of drinking in 1993...
  24. doi Travel health risk perceptions and prevention behaviors of US study abroad students
    Laurie B Hartjes
    University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Travel Med 16:338-43. 2009
    ..This study investigated travel health risk perceptions and prevention behaviors to guide interventions that address the emerging health needs of US study abroad students...
  25. pmc Correlates of cigarette smoking among male college students in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shafquat Rozi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 7:312. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is important to understand the factors that might influence their smoking habit. Our study aims to assess the influence of factors that encourage college students to smoke cigarettes...
  26. ncbi Self-medication amongst university students of Karachi: prevalence, knowledge and attitudes
    Syed Nabeel Zafar
    Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 58:214-7. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence, attitude and knowledge of self-medication amongst university students of Karachi, Pakistan...
  27. ncbi Relative efficacy of a brief motivational intervention for college student drinkers
    J G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Alabama 36849 5214, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:373-9. 2001
    ..BASICS participants evaluated the intervention more favorably than did education participants. This study suggests that BASICS may be more efficacious than educational interventions for heavier drinking college students...
  28. doi Mental health problems and help-seeking behavior among college students
    Justin Hunt
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:3-10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this report is to review the research literature on college student mental health, while also drawing comparisons to the parallel literature on the broader adolescent and young adult populations...
  29. ncbi Disordered eating and the transition to college: a prospective study
    K D Vohs
    Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Moore Hall 6207, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 29:280-8. 2001
    ..A longitudinal study was conducted to examine whether the transition to college changed eating disorder symptoms and related attitudes...
  30. ncbi Perceived stress, depression and food consumption frequency in the college students of China Seven Cities
    Chunhong Liu
    College of Food Science, South China Agricultural University, 510642 Guangzhou, China
    Physiol Behav 92:748-54. 2007
    ..The link between food consumption frequency, perceived stress and depression suggests that diet intervention may be considered a mediate strategy integrated in psychology prevention program among normal population of the college...
  31. ncbi Health-promoting behaviors and psychosocial well-being of university students in Hong Kong
    Regina L T Lee
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Public Health Nurs 22:209-20. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi Prevalence of pathological Internet use among university students and correlations with self-esteem, the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and disinhibition
    Katie Niemz
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:562-70. 2005
    ..However, there was no significant difference in GHQ scores. These results are discussed in relation to the methodological shortcomings of research in the area as a whole...
  33. doi Disinhibited characteristics and binge drinking among university student drinkers
    Scott R Carlson
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Addict Behav 35:242-51. 2010
    Binge drinking is a major problem at North American universities. Disinhibited traits have provided insight on other patterns of alcohol involvement, but less is known about how they relate to bingeing...
  34. doi Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome and its relationship with psychological stress status in Chinese university students
    Lei Shen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Union Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1885-90. 2009
    ..The aims of the present study were to investigate the prevalence and pattern of symptoms of IBS and its relationship with psychological stress status in Chinese university students...
  35. pmc The effect of drink price and next-day responsibilities on college student drinking: a behavioral economic analysis
    Jessica R Skidmore
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:57-68. 2011
    ..The results suggest that increasing drink prices and morning academic requirements may be useful in preventing heavy drinking among college students...
  36. pmc Substance use patterns among first-year college students: secondary effects of a combined alcohol intervention
    Joel R Grossbard
    University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:384-90. 2010
    ..Clinical implications and future research directions are considered...
  37. ncbi Association of sleep hygiene-related factors and sleep quality among university students in Hong Kong
    Lorna K P Suen
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:180-5. 2010
    ..To examine whether sleep hygiene-related factors are associated with sleep quality among university students...
  38. pmc Personalised normative feedback for preventing alcohol misuse in university students: Solomon three-group randomised controlled trial
    Maria T Moreira
    Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave, Povoa de Lanhoso, Braga, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e44120. 2012
    ..The objective of the trial was to assess the effectiveness of PNF with college students for the prevention of alcohol misuse...
  39. pmc Is the health and wellbeing of university students associated with their academic performance? Cross sectional findings from the United Kingdom
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:509-27. 2010
    ..Comprehensive health promotion programmes may have the potential to influence relevant predictors of educational achievement in university students...
  40. doi Applying indigenous community-based participatory research principles to partnership development in health disparities research
    Suzanne Christopher
    Montana State University, Bozeman 59717, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:246-55. 2011
    ..This article provides detailed examples of how these principles are applied to the projects and discusses the overarching and interrelated emergent themes of sharing power and building trust...
  41. pmc Condom use in heavy drinking college students: the importance of always using condoms
    Heather E Certain
    Department of Hospital Medicine, Meriter Health Services, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:187-94. 2009
    ..The authors examined whether alcohol use decreased condom use...
  42. doi Locus of control and self-efficacy: potential mediators of stress, illness, and utilization of health services in college students
    Angela Roddenberry
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:353-70. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi Gender-specific misperceptions of college student drinking norms
    Melissa A Lewis
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105 5075, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:334-9. 2004
    ..Results suggest that interventions incorporating normative feedback should be framed differently for women than for men...
  44. doi Cognitive-enhancing substance use at German universities: frequency, reasons and gender differences
    Stefanie Mache
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Free University and Humboldt University, Thielallee 69 73, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 162:262-71. 2012
    ..Reasons associated with the use of these substances were explored. Moreover, gender differences were analyzed...
  45. pmc Experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among Ugandan university students
    Anette Agardh
    Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:527. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between the experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among university students of both sexes in Uganda...
  46. doi Smoker self-identification versus recent smoking among college students
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:333-6. 2009
    ..This analysis aimed to determine: (1) the correlates of denying being a smoker among students reporting smoking in the past 30 days and (2) if denying this label was related to not attempting to quit smoking in the past 12 months...
  47. ncbi Feasibility of an email-based electronic screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) to college students in Sweden
    Preben Bendtsen
    Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Addict Behav 31:777-87. 2006
    ..The e-SBI with normative feedback was simple to administer and has the potential to be used repeatedly and on a large scale with minimum effort in terms of cost and time...
  48. pmc Bioinformatics and the undergraduate curriculum essay
    MARK MALONEY
    Department of Biology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA 30314 4399, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 9:172-4. 2010
    ..The rapid rise of bioinformatics as a new discipline has challenged many colleges and universities to keep current with their curricula, often in the face of static or dwindling resources...
  49. doi Self-medication among healthcare and non-healthcare students at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Zalika Klemenc-Ketis
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Med Princ Pract 19:395-401. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of self-medication among University of Ljubljana students and the effect of the type of curriculum on the pattern of self-medication...
  50. doi An interactive web-based method of outreach to college students at risk for suicide
    Ann Haas
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP, New York, NY 10005, USA
    J Am Coll Health 57:15-22. 2008
    ..From 2002 to 2005, the authors tested an interactive, Web-based method to encourage college students at risk for suicide to seek treatment...
  51. doi The RealU online cessation intervention for college smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Lawrence C An
    University of Minnesota, Department of Internal Medicine, 717 Delaware Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Med 47:194-9. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of providing online cessation intervention for college smokers...
  52. ncbi Body art: attitudes and practices regarding body piercing among urban undergraduates
    Cindy M Schorzman
    Student Health Center, California State University, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819 6045, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:432-8. 2007
    ..To describe the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of young adults toward body piercing...
  53. doi Energy-drink consumption in college students and associated factors
    Sema Attila
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Nutrition 27:316-22. 2011
    ..To investigate the frequency of energy-drink consumption and associated factors in a group of college students...
  54. doi Body art (body piercing and tattooing) among undergraduate university students: "then and now"
    Lester B Mayers
    Division of Sports Medicine, Pace University, Pleasantville, New York 10570, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:201-3. 2008
    ..To survey the prevalence of body art and incidence of medical complications among university students comparing results in 2001 and 2006...
  55. pmc Factors associated with self-rated health status in university students: a cross-sectional study in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:215. 2008
    ....
  56. ncbi Differences in health complaints among university students from three European countries
    C Stock
    School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Prev Med 37:535-43. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the prevalence of somatic and psychosomatic health complaints in a cross-national population of university students and to study risk factors associated with health complaints...
  57. doi Network dynamics to evaluate performance of an academic institution
    Michael E Hughes
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Sci Transl Med 2:53ps49. 2010
    ..Also, collaborations within institutions and departments were more frequent than those between them--an actionable area of improvement...
  58. pmc Knowledge and attitudes of university students toward pandemic influenza: a cross-sectional study from Turkey
    Hulya Akan
    Department of Family Medicine, Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, Inönü Mahallesi, Kayisdagi Cad, 26 Agustos Yerlesimi, 34755 Kadiköy Istanbul, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 10:413. 2010
    ..Since outbreak management is essential to disease control, we aimed to examine university students' knowledge of and attitudes toward the pandemic influenza A/H1N1 and vaccination and other preventive measures...
  59. doi Licit and illicit use of medications for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in undergraduate college students
    Claire D Advokat
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:601-6. 2008
    ..The authors studied the relationship between a diagnosis of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), grade point average (GPA), and licit and illicit drug use...
  60. ncbi Clinical relevance of heavy drinking during the college years: cross-sectional and prospective perspectives
    G R Parra
    Alcoholism Research Center and Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 65211, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:350-9. 2001
    ..Implications for assessment of heavy drinking as well as prevention of problematic alcohol use in college students are discussed...
  61. ncbi Turkish physicists face accusations of plagiarism
    Geoff Brumfiel
    Nature 449:8. 2007
  62. doi The global access initiative at the University of British Columbia (UBC): Availability of UBC discoveries and technologies to the developing world
    Kishor M Wasan
    The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2146 East Mall, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6T 123
    J Pharm Sci 98:791-4. 2009
    ..UBC's University-Industry Liaison Office, in collaboration with the UBC chapter of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), established a mandate and developed principles that provide the ..
  63. doi Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on University campuses: a review of large, controlled interventions
    Zali Yager
    Health Education and Human Movement, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Promot Int 23:173-89. 2008
    ..A newly designed program for Australian university students is described...
  64. ncbi Sensation seeking, self-esteem, and unprotected sex in college students
    Donna L Gullette
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 17:23-31. 2006
    ..Interventions are needed in the community to help sexually active individuals take responsibility for their sexual health and to increase the awareness of the need to be tested for HIV...
  65. doi Prevalence and correlates of depression, anxiety, and suicidality among university students
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 South Observatory M3517 SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:534-42. 2007
    ..Campus communities reach over half of young adults and thus represent unique opportunities to address mental health issues in this important age group...
  66. ncbi College student binge drinking and the "prevention paradox": implications for prevention and harm reduction
    Elissa R Weitzman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:247-65. 2004
    ..Implications for prevention policy, programming, and media advocacy are discussed...
  67. ncbi Taking up binge drinking in college: the influences of person, social group, and environment
    Elissa R Weitzman
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:26-35. 2003
    ..To identify person, social group, and environmental factors associated with uptake of binge drinking among a national sample of college students...
  68. ncbi Prevalence of depression among adolescents
    M K C Nair
    Child Development Centre, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:523-4. 2004
    ..To find out the prevalence and pattern of depression among adolescents...
  69. doi Differences in dietary patterns among college students according to body mass index
    Ardith Brunt
    Department of Health Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:629-34. 2008
    ..The authors surveyed 557 undergraduate students aged 18-56 years to assess weight status, health behaviors, and dietary variety...
  70. ncbi Sleep patterns in college students: gender and grade differences
    Ling Ling Tsai
    Department of Psychology, National Chung Cheng University, 160 San Hsing, Ming Hsiung, Chia Yi 621, Taiwan, ROC
    J Psychosom Res 56:231-7. 2004
    ..Since gender effect is inconsistent and grade effect has not been addressed in previous studies, we investigated both effects on the daily sleep patterns in a group of young college students...
  71. ncbi The impact of depression on the academic productivity of university students
    Alketa Hysenbegasi
    Citigroup Market Monitor, 909 3rd Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 11120, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:145-51. 2005
    ..While the prevalence of depression for this group is high and preparation for entry into the workplace is critical for these individuals, this relationship has not been adequately investigated...
  72. pmc Indicated prevention for incoming freshmen: personalized normative feedback and high-risk drinking
    Melissa A Lewis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 354694, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 6099, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2495-508. 2007
    ..Findings extend previous evaluations of computer-based PNF and suggest that computer-based PNF for incoming freshmen utilizing freshmen-specific norms that are gender-specific may constitute a promising prevention strategy...
  73. ncbi Sleep duration and health in young adults
    Andrew Steptoe
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:1689-92. 2006
    ..Both long and short sleep durations have been associated with negative health outcomes in middle-aged and older adults. This study assessed the relationship between sleep duration and self-rated health in young adults...
  74. doi Association between sleep behavior and sleep-related factors among university students in Hong Kong
    Lorna K P Suen
    Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, HKSAR, Hong Kong
    Chronobiol Int 25:760-75. 2008
    ..Students should be encouraged to follow sleep hygiene practice, adequate time management for academic and social activities, and suitable stress-relieving measures...
  75. ncbi Smoking, but not smokers: identity among college students who smoke cigarettes
    Arnold H Levinson
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:845-52. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to explore the psychosocial mechanisms involved with denier identity, to clarify the implications for public health communications, and to develop appropriate intervention strategies...
  76. ncbi Beliefs and attitudes related to narghile (waterpipe) smoking among university students in Syria
    Wasim Maziak
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 14:646-54. 2004
    ..To assess the beliefs and attitudes related to narghile (waterpipe) smoking that are likely to contribute to its increased popularity among young people in Syria...
  77. ncbi Tobacco use by university students, Lebanon, 2001
    Hala Tamim
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Addiction 98:933-9. 2003
    ..The objective was to determine the prevalence of smoking [cigarettes and/or narghile (i.e. water-pipe)] among university students and to examine multiple correlates...
  78. ncbi Alcohol use among college students: an international perspective
    Elie Karam
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, St George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:213-21. 2007
    ....
  79. pmc Mental health of college students and their non-college-attending peers: results from the National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1429-37. 2008
    ..Although young adulthood is often characterized by rapid intellectual and social development, college-aged individuals are also commonly exposed to circumstances that place them at risk for psychiatric disorders...
  80. doi Dampness at dorm and its associations with allergy and airways infection among college students in China: a cross-sectional study
    Y Sun
    School of Environmental Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Weijin Road 92, Tianjin City, China
    Indoor Air 19:174-82. 2009
    ..This study showed there was significantly positive association between condensation and dry cough. Eczema was often reported in rooms with suspected moisture problem. Dampness was a significantly risk factor for common cold...
  81. ncbi Help-seeking and access to mental health care in a university student population
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 45:594-601. 2007
    ..University students represent an important population in which to study access to mental health care. Understanding their unmet needs will enhance efforts to prevent and treat mental disorders during a pivotal period in life...
  82. doi Ventilation and dampness in dorms and their associations with allergy among college students in China: a case-control study
    Y Sun
    Department of Architecture Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Indoor Air 21:277-83. 2011
    ..73-47.83), compared to the reference condition with no-dampness and high ventilation rate (above the median). This supports the hypothesis that ventilation rate is an effect modifier for moisture problems and indoor pollutants...
  83. doi MyStudentBody-Stress: an online stress management intervention for college students
    Emil Chiauzzi
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, MA, USA
    J Health Commun 13:555-72. 2008
    ..These findings indicate some potentially beneficial effects of online stress management programming for college students. Implications for college health practitioners are discussed...
  84. pmc Prevalence of migraine diagnosis using ID Migraine among university students in southern Turkey
    Sebnem Bicakci
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    J Headache Pain 9:159-63. 2008
    ..As a conclusion, ID Migraine screening test might be practical and beneficial when a face-to-face interview is not possible or to pre-determine the subjects for a face-to-face interview for migraine diagnosis in larger populations...
  85. pmc Effects of energy drinks mixed with alcohol on behavioral control: risks for college students consuming trendy cocktails
    Cecile A Marczinski
    Department of Psychological Science, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1282-92. 2011
    ..This experiment was designed to investigate if the consumption of AmED alters neurocognitive and subjective measures of intoxication compared with the consumption of alcohol alone...
  86. pmc Factors affecting choice of specialty among first-year medical students of four universities in different regions of Turkey
    Mustafa Fevzi Dikici
    Department of Family Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Croat Med J 49:415-20. 2008
    ..To determine the factors affecting medical students' choice of the specialty of family medicine...
  87. doi Medical students' attitudes toward collaboration between doctors and nurses - a comparison between two Swedish universities
    Anders Hansson
    Section of Primary Health Care, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Göteborg Research Unit, Primärvården FyrBoDal, S 462 80 Vänersborg, Sweden
    J Interprof Care 24:242-50. 2010
    ..in attitudes toward collaboration, between first students at GU and LiU, between final year students at the two universities; and between those who had or did not have earlier experience of working in health care...
  88. doi The University of British Columbia model of interprofessional education
    Grant Charles
    School of Social Work, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Interprof Care 24:9-18. 2010
    ....
  89. doi Predictors of nursing faculty members' organizational commitment in governmental universities
    Mahmoud Al-Hussami
    University of Jordan, Amman
    J Nurs Manag 19:556-66. 2011
    ..It is essential for all university leaders to develop and maintain an effective programme of total quality management in a climate that promotes work satisfaction and employee support...
  90. pmc A survey of energy drink consumption patterns among college students
    Brenda M Malinauskas
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr J 6:35. 2007
    ....
  91. ncbi Identification, prevention, and treatment revisited: individual-focused college drinking prevention strategies 1999-2006
    Mary E Larimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2439-68. 2007
    ..More research is needed to determine the best methods for disseminating such interventions on college campuses, as well as additional research on interventions with high-risk groups of students...
  92. doi Excellence in teaching for promotion and tenure in animal and dairy sciences at doctoral/research universities: a faculty perspective
    M A Wattiaux
    Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Dairy Sci 93:3365-76. 2010
    In this study, animal or dairy sciences faculty from doctoral/research universities were surveyed to clarify teaching performance expectations for the purpose of promotion and tenure of assistant professors...
  93. doi Recent progress in carcinogenesis, progression and therapy of breast cancer: the 20th Hiroshima Cancer Seminar--the 4th Three Universities' Consortium International Symposium, October 2010: 31 October 2010, International Conference Center Hiroshima
    Masakazu Toi
    Hiroshima Cancer Seminar Foundation, 3 8 6 Sendamachi, Naka ku, Hiroshima 730 0052, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:924-30. 2011
    ..Throughout the conference, panelists and attendee indicated the importance of translational research and biomarker exploration in order to realize efficient and individualized therapy for breast cancer...
  94. doi Caffeinated cocktails: energy drink consumption, high-risk drinking, and alcohol-related consequences among college students
    Mary Claire O'Brien
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:453-60. 2008
    ..This study examines the relationship between energy drink use, high-risk drinking behavior, and alcohol-related consequences...
  95. doi Driving drug discovery: the fundamental role of academic labs
    B Michael Silber
    Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Departments of Neurology and Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California San Francisco Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Sci Transl Med 2:30cm16. 2010
    ..Collaboration is in the best interests of patients and society if it accelerates the translation of basic science discoveries to new medicines that address unmet medical needs...
  96. doi College students and computers: assessment of usage patterns and musculoskeletal discomfort
    Karen L Noack-Cooper
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Work 32:285-98. 2009
    ....
  97. ncbi [Learning approaches, self-regulation and achievement in three European universities]
    Jesus De La Fuente
    Facultad de Humanidades u Ciencias de la Educación, Universidad de Almeria, Almeria, Spain
    Psicothema 20:705-11. 2008
    ..Data are gathered from three public European universities, one from the UK (University of Wales Institute, Cardiff) and two from Spain (Universities of Almeria and ..
  98. pmc Energy drinks, race, and problem behaviors among college students
    Kathleen E Miller
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:490-7. 2008
    ..It was hypothesized that frequent consumption of energy drinks would be positively associated with substance abuse and other risky behaviors, and that these relationships would be moderated by race...
  99. ncbi The brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale-college version
    Keith J Zullig
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:483-93. 2009
    ..To investigate the psychometric properties of the BMSLSS-College among 723 college students...
  100. doi Testing the feasibility of developmental asset measures on college students to guide health promotion efforts
    Keith J Zullig
    Department of Community of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Assessment 16:31-42. 2009
    ..70 or greater with the exception of the Future Aspirations asset. Preliminary analyses support the reliability and validity of measuring developmental assets among emerging adults. Implications and potential uses are discussed...
  101. doi Psychiatric disorders in students in six French universities: 12-month prevalence, comorbidity, impairment and help-seeking
    Pierre Verger
    French Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM, U912, SE4S, Marseille, France
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:189-99. 2010
    ..This article aims to study 12-month prevalence of PD in university students, their socio-economic correlates, impairment in daily life and help-seeking behaviours...

Research Grants83

  1. Bioengineering of Novel Synthetic Lipid-Peptide Lung Surfactants
    ROBERT NOTTER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..BRP team with expertise in bioengineering, physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine is assembled at three universities: the University of Rochester (primary institution), LA Biomedical Research Institute/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center,..
  2. Bioengineering of Novel Synthetic Lipid-Peptide Lung Surfactants
    Robert H Notter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..BRP team with expertise in bioengineering, physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine is assembled at three universities: the University of Rochester (primary institution), LA Biomedical Research Institute/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center,..
  3. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    John Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are also encouraging collaborative efforts with investigators from other universities and from within state and federal agencies who are engaged in biomedical research...
  4. Afro-Caribbean Consortium on viral and environmental risk factors for cancer
    Camille Ragin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..studies related to cancer in immigrant populations have been conducted by faculty at Colombia and Long Island Universities. The investigators involved in these studies have had various conversations regarding the feasibility of ..
  5. Morgan State University-Public Health Program-CAM Research Training Program (Inst
    Yvonne Bronner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..CAM research training program will use outreach to partners, the network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and the Consortium of African American Public Health Programs as ..
  6. SUPPORT FOR GENESIS
    James M Bower; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..At last count GENESIS has also provided support for courses in at least 61 colleges and universities around the world where it has been used both as an instruction tool in realistic modeling of the nervous system,..
  7. SUPPORT FOR GENESIS
    James Bower; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..At last count GENESIS has also provided support for courses in at least 61 colleges and universities around the world where it has been used both as an instruction tool in realistic modeling of the nervous system,..
  8. Blueprints for Transforming Research at UIC College of Dentistry
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The College is part of the 560-acre Illinois Medical District, which comprises four major medical centers, two universities, and forty other health care, education, and research institutions...
  9. QUIPU: The Andrean Global Health Informatics Research and Training Center
    Patricia Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to link researchers in the AR, promoting south^south collaborations, as well as with colleagues from partner universities in the U.S. and other institutions...