College students are subject to a massive input of stresses which require successful and ever-changing coping strategies. These stresses include inside and outside pressures by the world to succeed, financial worries, concerns about uncertain futures, social problems and opportunities since college is often the meeting place for future mates, and homework and tests in multiple and complex subjects requiring preparation and focus with often conflicting priorities. Unsuccessful coping often results in anxiety, heavy drinking, depression and a host of other mental health problems. This new book presents new and important research in this important field.In a study of female Taiwanese college students 57.4 percent reported that they thought they were overweight or obese, whereas ... be on a diet, from a cognitive desire for weight loss with no behavior change, eating less than one would like to , limiting food intake at meals, ... In a study of Australian University Students, 94 percent wanted to lose weight and 91 percent had successfully dieted at some timeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Stress and Mental Health of College Students|
|Author||:||M. V. Landow|
|Publisher||:||Nova Publishers - 2006-01-01|