Training Objective and Advisor Reading List

Ashford University

EDU 654

The Atlas University and the Division of Student Affairs have come together to assist students during the transitional period into college. Students will focus on individual development that prepares them for life beyond the classroom setting. The objective is to facilitate the development of students on a personal level; as well as begin to understand possible symptoms of depression. Removing these nuances, students can gain introspective experiences and begin to resolve itself and better understand their circumstances and how to improve them.

Annotated Bibliography:

Andrews, B. & Wilding, John M. 2010. The relation of depression and anxiety to life-stress and achievement in students. British Journal of Psychology, Vol. 95, Issue 4.

Authors Andrews and Wilding cover what occurs when students must deal with increasing difficulties and outside pressures and how it affects student mental health and academic performance. There are 351 undergraduates that participated in this and how a student levels can increase with the only available methods at hand. The results of this study are dependent on a case by case basis but nearly all show signs of clinical depression.

O’Leary, R. 2018. Depression on Campus: Record Numbers of College Students are Sneaking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety. Schools can’t keep up. Time International (South Pacific Edition). Vol. 191.

Anxiety and depression are the prevalent concerns about modern collegiate students. These have been concerns that only grow through the Center for Collegiate Mental Health that decreased briefly but when that films over, sickness prevails and self-harming behavor may or may not see increase.

Villatte, A., Marcotte, D., & Potvin, A. 2017. Correlates of Depression in First-Year College Students. Canadian Journal of Higher Education. V. 47, n1.

This student study aims to rank personal, family related, social, and academic factions and what correlates with depression (major, minor) and how to do this on a larger scale. The pool of 389 first year students was the amount chosen to begin the study and a series of moods were observed with the focus on anxiety, depression, person.

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