photo of young adultsEmerging Adults' Well-Being

Examining contextual qualities related to emerging adults' academics and mental health


  • To examine how indvidual, family, and societal factors relate to the mental health of emerging adults.

Target Populations

  • Latinos, African Americans, Armenians, Persians/Middle Easterners, Asians, Eastern European, Immigrants


  • Cross-sectional design; self-report survey data from psychology subject pool, classrooms, campus groups, snowball sampling in community


      • Depression, Anxiety, Quality of Life, Happiness, Empathy, Academic Motivation, Grades
      • Meeting Parents' Expectations, Parental Support, Parental Intrusiveness, Parent-Child Conflict
      • Level of Stress, Religious Coping, Ethnic Identity, Rumination, Ethnic Discrimination