University and College Students: Health and Development Issues for the Leaders of Tomorrow

Daniel T.L. Shek, PhD (Editor)
Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
Public Policy Research Institute, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
Department of Social Work, East China Normal University, Shanghai, PRC
Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, Macau, PRC
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Rachel C.F. Sun, PhD (Editor)
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, P.R. China

Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc, (Editor)
Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Adolescent Medicine, KY Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Series: Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health
BISAC: HEA046000

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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This book is based upon a special issue published in the International Journal on Disability and Human Development, and permission has been obtained from the publisher, De Gruyter in Berlin, to publish this modified version of the papers in this book.
We earnestly hope that through the special issue and this book, that more attention will be put on the developmental problems of university students and ways to promote holistic development of university students in the context of higher education. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Introduction

How to Promote Holistic Development in University Students?
(Daniel Tl Shek, Rachel Sun and Joav Merrick)

HEALTH ISSUES IN THE STUDENT POPULATION

Chapter 1 - College Drinking with a Call to Physicians
(Shawn Sorrel and Hatim A. Omar, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UK, and others)

Chapter 2 - Suicide and Suicidal Ideation among College Students
(John A. Yozwiak, Carolyn M. Lentzsch-Parcells and Tamika CB. Zapolski, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics,
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA)

Chapter 3 - A Review of Protein Intake in Athletes
(Vimal Master Sankar Raj, Katherine Sturgeon and Dilip R. Patel, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA)

Chapter 4 - Acute Abdominal Pain in the College Student: A Clinically Challenging Conundrum
(Donald E. Greydanus and John D. Rowlett, Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine,
MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, and others)

Chapter 5 - The Chasm between Blood Donation Intention and Action Among College Students in Delhi, India
(Rahul Sharma, Anjur T. Kannan, Shveta Lukhmana and Nidhi Gupta, Department of Community Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India)

Chapter 6 - Satisfaction with Academic Training: A Case Study of a Physical Therapy Program
(Nitza Davidovitch and Tamar Jacob, Department of Academic Development and Assessment and Department of Physical Therapy, Ariel University, Ariel, Israel)

Chapter 7 - Stimulant Abuse on the College Campus
(Donald E. Greydanus, Department of Pediatrics, Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, USA)

Chapter 8 - Associations between Misperceptions on Substance Use by Peers and Health and Academic Outcomes in University Students
(Cécile R. Boot, Marie Dahlin, Tomi Lintonen, Christiane Stock, Guido Van Hal, Susan Rasmussen and John McAlaney, University of Amsterdam, Student Health Services, Department of Research, Development and Prevention, Amsterdam and VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public
and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and others)

Chapter 9 - Substance Use Behaviours and Normative Beliefs in North West European University and College Students
(John McAlaney, Cécile R. Boot, Marie Dahlin, Tomi Lintonen, Christiane Stock, Susan Rasmussen and Guido Van Hal, University of Bradford, Division of Psychology, West Yorkshire, UK, and others)

Chapter 10 - Gender Differences in Sleep Habits and Sleep Related Problems in University Students
(Waleed M. Sweileh, Iyad Ali, Ansam F. Sawalha, Adham S. Abu-Taha, Sa’ed H. Zyoud and Samah W. Al-Jabi, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestinian Authority)

Chapter 11 - Interpersonal Violence or College Student Hazing
(Elizabeth J. Allan and Mary Madden, College of Education and Human Development and Center for Research and Evaluation, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA)

Chapter 12 - Prevalence of Common Mental Disorders among Medical Students and Related Use and Need of Mental Health Care
(Roxanne Gaspersz, Monique HW. Frings-Dresen and Judith K. Sluiter, Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Chapter 13 - Cervical Cancer Screening among Greek Students
(Giannoula D. Bakogianni, Spiridoula C. Goutsou, Maria V. Liti, Sophia I. Rizopoulou, Konstantinos M. Nikolakopoulos and Nikoleta M. Nikolakopoulou, The School of Health and Welfare Professions,
Patras Highest Institute of Education and Technology, Patras, Greece)

Chapter 14 - Health Risk and Deviant Behaviors among Undergraduate Students
(Liat Korn and Hagit Bonny-Noach, Department of Health Management, School of Health Science, Ariel University Center of Samaria, Ariel and others)

POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 15 - Development of a Positive Youth Development Subject in a University Context in Hong Kong
(Daniel TL Shek, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC, and others)

Chapter 16 - Promoting Leadership and Intrapersonal Competence in University Students: What Can We Learn From Hong Kong?
(Daniel TL Shek and Rachel CF Sun, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC, and others)

Chapter 17 - Promoting Psychosocial Competencies in University Students: Evaluation Based on a One Group Pretest-Posttest Design
(Daniel TL Shek and Rachel CF Sun, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC, and others)

Chapter 18 - Process Evaluation of a Positive Youth Development Course in a University Setting in Hong Kong
(Daniel TL Shek and Rachel CF Sun, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC, and others)

Chapter 19 - Qualitative Evaluation of a Positive Youth Development Course in a University Setting in Hong Kong
(Daniel TL. Shek and Rachel CF. Sun, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC, and others)

Chapter 20 - Focus Group Evaluation of a Positive Youth Development Course in a University in Hong Kong
(Daniel TL Shek and Rachel CF Sun, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC, and others)

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Chapter 21 - About the Editors

Chapter 22 - About the Department of Applied Social Sciences, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Chapter 23 - About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel

Chapter 24 - About the Book Series “Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health”

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