Research - Young Adults

The Campus Sexual Assault (CSA) Study

Krebs, CP; Lindquist, CH; Warner, TD; Fisher, BS; Martin, SL (2007.) U.S. Department of Justice. NIJ Grant No. 2004-WG-BX-0010. Performance Period: January 2005 through December 2007.

The researchers used a variety of descriptive, bivariate, and multivariate techniques to analyze the CSA data, and were able to 1) generate prevalence estimates of different types of sexual assault, 2) identify factors associated with being a victim of different types of sexual assault, and 3) describe the contexts, consequences, and reporting of different types of sexual assault.  Read report here.

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Concerns and needs of university students with psychiatric disabilities.

Weiner, E., & Wiener, J. (1996). Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 12(1), 2-9.

Five areas of concern were identified amongst university students with psychiatric disabilities: problems with focusing attention and organization, low self-esteem, problems with trust, stigma, and high levels of stress. Read article here.

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Postsecondary Students and Disability Stigma: Development of the Postsecondary Student Survey of Disability-Related Stigma (PSSDS).

Trammell, J. (2009). Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 22(2), 106-116.

Students receiving disability accommodations are subjected to negative stereotypes, inaccurate assessments of their ability to complete college level work, inappropriate judgments by peers, lack of accommodations outside of the classroom and increased self-doubt and academic anxiety. Read article here.

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What are college students saying about psychiatric medication?

Kranke, D., Jackson, S. E., Floersch, J., & Anderson-Fye, E. P. (2013). Journal of Scientific Research, 5(3A), 595-602.

This article explores college students’ experience with psychiatric medication and how it impacts functioning and stigma. Read article here.

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