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Personal competency training as a preventive intervention

Author(s): Cannici, J. P., & Poulton, J.

Citation: Cannici, J. P., & Poulton, J. (1990). Personal competency training as a preventive intervention. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience, 2(2), 31-43.



After exposing one group of first-year students to a course in social skills, one group to an academic skills course, and one group to no treatment, the incidence of depression and its consequences were measured


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