Posts Tagged ‘College’
Four Resilience Skills To Counter Depression and Unhealthy Stress
Stress Is Good Stress can be bad but it can also be good. And even when it is bad, it can still be good. Let me explain. While we typically think of stress as a negative, there is a type of stress called eustress that is considered positive and healthy. Eustress is the stress we…Read More
What Happens When College Students Disclose Mental Health Problems?
To disclose or not to disclose? For people with mental health conditions, it’s a common question. On one hand, disclosing your mental health condition is a step toward obtaining accommodations or support in your everyday life. On the other hand, with disclosure comes the risk of running into mental health stigma. A recently published study…Read More
Peer Coaching and Supported Education
When students with psychiatric or substance use disorders arrive at college, they face additional obstacles that other students don’t. Supported education programs are an increasingly popular way to give these students tools that will help them manage these challenges and get the most out of higher education. As the name suggests, supported education involves supporting…Read More
Can Implicit Bias Training Make College Admissions Fairer?
Last week, the ugly and absurd side of the United States’ college admissions process burst into public view. Charges were filed against 50 people from wealthy families across the countries, who were accused of paying hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars to bribe their way into selective private schools. The world of elite…Read More
3 Factors That Predict Depression Onset in College
College presents all sorts of new challenges for young adults, and those are compounded when mental health conditions like depression enter the picture. Providing resources early on for college students at risk of depression might help counteract future damage to their academic and personal lives. So is it possible to identify college students who are…Read More
Teaching Makes a Difference in Whether Students See Classes as Easy or Hard
It’s a common recognition on college campuses that one course might be an “easy A” while another strikes fear into the heart of even the most capable student. But what exactly makes some classes easy and others hard? Teaching technique seems to have something to do with it. In a recent study, researchers at Bethel…Read More