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36-24-36: The Effect of Listening to Rap Lyrics that Promote the Curvy Ideal on Black Women’s Body Image Dissatisfaction 

Scott, April (2019-12-10)
Body image dissatisfaction (BID) has been linked to a number of concerns such as low self-esteem, disordered eating, anxiety and depression. Mainstream media has been identified as one of the biggest culprits in the ...

Advanced Relational Interventions, Emotional Arousal, The Real Relationship, and Single Session Outcome 

Black, Sharon (2017-11-30)
This study examined relationships among client-perceived session factors (self-reported emotional experience and judgments about the extent to which the therapist utilized process interventions), therapist-perceived session ...

Alcohol, Sleep and Five-Factor Personality Characteristics: A Latent Profile Analysis 

Hafftka, Raina (2020-03-05)
To date, a substantial body of research has demonstrated that undergraduate students are often found to experience poor sleep quality, as well as frequently high levels of alcohol usage. Furthermore these two concerns are ...

Applied Writing Instruction for Students with Writing Difficulties 

Owes, Danny (2021-12-06)
The National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) 2011, documented that seventythree percent of students in grades 4th thru 12th are performing below the proficiency level for writing in the United States. Writing in ...

The Association Between Race Based Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Academic Self-Efficacy, and Social Support in Black University Students 

Phillips, Kayla (2020-11-23)
A substantial body of research has examined the unique yet difficult experiences of Black students at predominantly White institutions (PWIs). This study (N= 99) builds on previous research to examine the association between ...

Attachment Anxiety as a Moderator for the Relationship Between Maternal Influence and Body Image Dissatisfaction Among Women 

Dyas, K Christine (2021-08-02)  ETD File Embargoed
Body image dissatisfaction (BID) is a significant concern for women in the United States. The current study (N=244) builds on previous BID research by exploring maternal appearance-focused influence in terms of modeling ...

Attachment Style, Tinder Use, and Permissive Sexual Attitude 

Borges, Therese (2017-04-24)
Research has demonstrated that attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance plays a significant role in the development, maintenance, and satisfaction of adult romantic relationships (Hazan & Shaver, 1994). Technology has ...

Big spoon or little spoon: Relations of couples’ attachment styles to cuddling, affection, sleep, and relationship satisfaction 

Cikara, Ana (2019-04-22)
The purpose of this study was to examine the association of attachment styles on relationship satisfaction and sleep quality in romantic couples. The study also sought to understand how cuddling and other types of affection ...

Career Thoughts of Incarcerated Students 

Holder, Abigail (2021-07-09)  ETD File Embargoed
In 2018, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released the results of a nine-year longitudinal study following 412,731 inmates released in 2005, finding that 84% of these individuals were rearrested (Alper et al., 2018). This ...

Caring for the Caregivers: A Phenomenological Study of Supervisors and Vicarious Trauma 

Fucillo, Sarah (2017-11-20)
Trauma is prevalent in the world, leading individuals who have experienced trauma to seek counseling services. Counselors who listen to trauma narratives are at risk for experiencing vicarious trauma. Vicarious trauma is ...

Coping, Meaning in Life, and Posttraumatic Growth in Incarcerated Women 

Mautz, Elizabeth Kelley (2019-07-23)
The purpose of this study was to examine treatment results for incarcerated women in a southern-US women’s prison system who have participated in Beyond Trauma: A Healing Journey for Women (BT). Research indicates that ...

Counseling Individuals of Color Who Have Experienced Race Based Trauma: Counselors’ Experiences with Identifying, Training, Treating, Policy, and Perceived Competency 

Hemmings, Carrie (2016-07-08)
This study examined counselors’ professional experiences with race based trauma and investigated an emerging and under researched category of multicultural competency, working with Individuals of Color who have experienced ...

Cross-Sectional Examination of Career Counseling Initiation: Considerations of the Impact of COVID-19 

Stallings, Erica (2021-12-03)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of the current study was to gain an understanding of the differences related to the capability dimension of readiness for career choice in college students as measured by career thoughts, career state, and ...

Cultural Competence in Action: Self-Perceptions of Counselor Educators in Higher Education Leadership Careers 

Brown, Ashley B. (2021-07-19)  ETD File Embargoed
Cultural competence is regarded as the fourth force in the counseling profession (Sue, Sue, Neville, & Smith, 2019). Cultural competence and practice are topics that have been extensively researched in recent years. Those ...

Disability Identity: The Impact of Disability Type for Individuals with Disabilities 

Hall, Angela (2018-04-17)
Disability identity development is a fairly recent and unique phenomenon in the academic literature that shapes an individual’s way of seeing him or herself, their bodies, their ways of interacting with the world and the ...

Does Couple Wellbeing Mediate the Relationship Between Military Stressors/Supports and Psychological Outcomes in Military Wives? 

Campbell, Debbie (2020-07-14)  ETD File Embargoed
This study examined the relationships between military stressors and supports, couple wellbeing, and the psychological outcomes of military wives. Systems focused theories, specifically the ABCX Model of Family Stress and ...

Does Higher Self-Control Predict Higher State-Orientation and Negative Self-Referential Emotions? A Mixed Methods Study. 

Hayes, Dean (2019-12-10)
Trait self-control has been evaluated overwhelmingly as desirable, but only limited research has investigated the negative trade-offs associated with exercising self-control. This paper uses mixed methods to explore ...

The Effect of a Text Message-Based Intervention System on Meditation Practice 

Bernstein, Ellis (2019-07-10)
This study investigated the use of a text message-based intervention system on meditation practice. The study compared an experimental group who utilized a text message-based intervention system that included a perceived ...

The Effect of Language Use on Emotional Expression and Autobiographical Memory Retrieval in Bilingual Therapy 

Song, Haidi (2021-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this study was to gain understanding into the mechanism of autobiographical story telling process in bilingual therapy by examining language independence, language specificity and code-switching phenomenon. ...

The Effect of Stereotype Threat on African Americans' Perception of Police Officer Communication Accommodation 

Kinney, Jade (2020-11-24)
Stereotype threat is a phenomenon that has been shown to produce inhibitory effects in cognitive and other processing (Najdowski, 2011; Osborne, 2007). This study analyzed whether stereotype threat differences occur between ...