Journal of American College Health

Published bi-monthly by Taylor & Francis Group in cooperation with ACHA, this prize-winning journal covers developments and research in this broad field, including clinical and preventive medicine, health promotion, environmental health and safety, nursing assessment, interventions, management, pharmacy, and sports medicine. The journal regularly publishes major articles on student behaviors, mental health, and health care policies and includes a section for discussion of controversial issues.

Publisher
American College Health Association

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Health

Study takes a stand against prolonged sitting

In many workplaces, standing desks and walking meetings are addressing the health dangers of sitting too long each day, but for universities, the natural question is how to make such adjustments in classrooms.

Health

New research findings show an increase in sleep texting

New research findings from Villanova University's M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing show that a growing number of adolescents and college students are keeping connected to friends into the wee hours of night, and often ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young adults not seeking treatment for substance use disorders

A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder—in some cases, multiple substance use disorders—and not seeking help, according to a study published in the Journal of American College Health.

Addiction

New UK study finds E-cigarette use on the rise in undergraduates

In results University of Kentucky researchers are calling "alarming," more than three out of 10 undergraduates reported using e-cigarettes, according to a new study published in the March 26 edition of the Journal of American ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness can help PhD students shift from surviving to thriving

Undertaking a Ph.D. can be very stressful, due to a range of challenges. These include having to develop discipline expertise as well as generic skills (such as academic writing and maintaining motivation) during a largely ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Significant increase in mental health conditions among US students

University students in the US are showing increasingly higher rates of diagnosis for a range of mental health conditions, potentially putting their academic success at risk, suggests new research published in the Journal ...

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