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1992

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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The Presence Of Anxiety In First Year Associate Degree Nursing Students And The Effectiveness Of A Stress Management Program, Cynthia W. Swafford May 1992

The Presence Of Anxiety In First Year Associate Degree Nursing Students And The Effectiveness Of A Stress Management Program, Cynthia W. Swafford

Doctoral Dissertations

The purposes of this study were to document and describe the presence of anxiety in an incoming class of associate degree nursing students and to determine the effects of a stress management program on anxiety reduction and promotion of success in the first semester of a nursing program.

The population was 122 first year nursing students at Chattanooga State Technical Community College in Fall 1990. Treatment (n = 58) and control (n = 64) groups were assigned based on a common schedule of nursing classes.

During the semester, the treatment group voluntarily attended weekly one hour stress management/anxiety reduction sessions. The ...


Predictors Of Bone Density In Women: A Longitudinal Study, Susan G. Munroe May 1992

Predictors Of Bone Density In Women: A Longitudinal Study, Susan G. Munroe

Doctoral Dissertations

This research was a 15-year follow-up study of the relationships of age, physical measurements, diet group (non-vegetarian, NV; vegetarian, V), use of estrogen, dietary intakes of energy, calcium, and bone density in 60 healthy postmenopausal NV (n=31) and V (n=29) women, (age range 53-92). The V group was comprised of 29 lacto-ovo-vegetarian women, the remaining 31 subjects were NV. All subjects had been participants in an earlier (1976-1979) bone density study conducted in these laboratories. Measurements of height, weight, triceps skinfold thickness (TSF), and bone density of the radius and ulna were made (single photon absorptiometry); 7-day dietary ...