"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Criminal Justice."; Thesis advisor: Jennifer Hedlund.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2012.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 75-78).
Voluntarism; Social values; Sex differences (Psychology)
Volunteer work and factors that influence the choice to participate in volunteer work has become a focus of study in psychology. Examples of volunteer work that occur in or through an organization are coaching a little league baseball team and...
Emotive (Linguistics); College students -- Psychology
Over the last decade, research has demonstrated that individuals writing their
thoughts and feelings about stressful experiences show significant improvements in
subjective well being, as well as physical and mental health. Yet, researchers...
College students -- Exercise -- Attitudes; College students -- Food -- Attitudes
College students’ participation in health promoting attitudes, specifically food cravings
and positive attitudes towards physical activity were examined. It was hypothesized that positive
affect, self-esteem, and perceived stress would act as...