Health

Life after foster care: The impact of aging out of foster care on college transition

Student(s): Telissah Roseboro, Junior, Psychology, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. LaSonya Townsend, Johnson C. Smith University Abstract: Foster care youth experience many issues through their transition from foster care services to college, yet are the least represented on college campuses. However, little research examines the transitioning process of these students and the …

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Cultural Abuse Among Caribbean Women: An Interrogation Of Krystal Sital’s Secrets We Kept

Student(s): Chavonne Ray, Junior, Psychology, College of Arts and Letters Imani Hilliard, Freshman, Undecided, College of Arts and Letters Tatyana Dunchie, Sophomore, Business Administration, Metropolitan College of Professional Studies Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Marsha Rhee, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Health Abstract: In Secrets We Kept, by Trinidadian author Krystal Sital, audiences learn the details of …

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Perception of Social Support among African American College Students

Student(s): Fantasha Lawrence, Senior, Public Health, Metropolitan College of Professional Studies Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Robert Lindsey, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Health Abstract: College students are affected by social support. Students should be knowledgeable about the lack of social support and how it can tremendously affect their dimensions of health (mental and emotional), as well …

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Perception of Sport Psychologists Among African American College Student Athletes

Student(s): Desean Binyard, Senior, Sport Management, Metropolitan College of Professional Studies Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Robert Lindsey, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Health Abstract: It has been shown that the public derogates athletes who seek service from sport psychologist suggesting that sport psychology services need to be normalized. Therefore, the purpose of the study was to …

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The Relationship between Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Self-Esteem, and Depression in LGBTQ Students

Student(s): Karean Lawson, Senior, Psychology, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Harriette Richard, Johnson C. Smith University Dr. Ruth Greene, Johnson C. Smith University Dr. Douglas Cooper, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Health Abstract: Mental health conditions, such as depression can intertwine with many different factors such as low self-esteem. The present study …

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Care to lend a hand: Will social anxiety have an effect on prosocial behaviors?

Student(s): JaQuilla Patterson, Senior, Psychology, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Harriett Richard, Johnson C Smith UniversityDr. Douglas Cooper, Johnson C Smith University Discipline: Health Abstract: Social anxiety is currently the third largest psychosocial disorder in the United States with effects plaguing about 15 million adults. The purpose of the present study is …

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