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Frequency of Binge Drinking and the Perception of Peer Alcohol Use Among Post-Secondary Students: A Survey of University Students in a Western Canadian ProvinceDownload
Problematic alcohol use, including binge drinking, is a highly prevalent but widely unaddressed public health issue in North America. Binge drinking is especially problematic for young adults in college and university because their rates of binge drinking are considerably higher in comparison to...
Friendships in dyadic relationships between a young adult with a developmental disability and a nondisabled peerDownload
This study focused on the nature of friendship in each of two dyadic relationships between a young adult with a developmental disability and a nondisabled peer. Students with developmental disabilities who are included in university and college classes will meet nondisabled peers as inclusive...
Engaging reluctant readers is a common topic among library professionals as the literary lives of young people appear to be changing or declining. Although much research has already been conducted about the nature of reluctant readers, there is little on how to combat it and even less on...
The Role of Social Media in the Facilitation of Complex Discourses Between Young Adult Author and ReaderDownload
This study examines the use of social media by Young Adult (YA) authors Scott Westerfeld and John Green and young adults to determine whether social media facilitates discourses of complex themes in YA literature. Related literature demonstrates the potential benefits of social media to help...