Early Adverse Experiences and Health: The Transition to College
The article discusses research regarding the impact of adversity experienced prior to college on the health and well-being of U.S. students adjusting to their first semester in college. Data regarding perceived stress, physical symptoms, and health-related behaviors is examined, along with information about smoking, alcohol use problems, and risky sexual behavior by college students. According to the article, adversity is not related to drug use at college entry.
Filipkowski, K., Heron, K., & Smyth, J.M. (2016). Early adverse experiences about health: The transition to college. American Journal of Health Behavior 40(6), 717-728. http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.40.6.4 Please note that the Recommended Citation may not be appropriate for your discipline. For help with other citation styles, please visit http://libguides.misericordia.edu/citationguide.