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An assessment of health risk for first-year students

Author(s): Grayson, J. P.

Citation: Grayson, J. P. (1997). An assessment of health risk for first-year students. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 9(2), 7-32.



The author examined health problems of first-year students at York University in Canada. The results showed that stresses may contribute to low assessments of health while integration into the institution may help improve students' health.


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