Counseling Theses 1995-2006
Beth Ann. The relationship between fourth and fifth grade
students involved in extracurricular activities and their level of
self-esteem and academic achievement. 2006.
Pamela S. An examination of program redesign in Missouri's
early intervention program, First Steps. 2006.
Christopher D. The effect of parenting style and family
structure on academic achievement in adolescents that live in a
rural setting. 2006.
Dominick A. Analyzing premature termination: differences
among factors at a university counseling center. 2006.
Jennifer. Rural elementary children and self-perception as
a bully or victim in relationship to demographic and self-perceived
Diane E. Psychological birth order, academic achievement
and affiliation tendencies in college undergraduates. 2006.
Brenda L. Moral development and self-esteem. 2006.
Shannon. First-year student perceptions of academic
advising at Truman State University. 2006.
Jason E. OCD and GPA: the relationship between subclinical
obsessive compulsive traits and grade point average in a college
Joshua. How the Catholic Church influences views of
homosexuality among its members: a study. 2006.
Nicole. The relationship between academic motivation,
self-esteem, and academic procrastination in college students.
Koch, Beth K.
Homosexual discrimination in the schools: Recognizing the need for
better trained professionals in education. 2005.
Maureen. The effect of client physical attractiveness on
counselor perception of mental health. 2005.
Kristine M. Effects of childhood family environment on
marital attitudes. 2005.
Jill M. Ethnic minority and majority populations' number
of sessions, dropout rates, and presenting problems at a university
counseling center. 2005.
Deborah D. The effects of administrative support and
leadership style on school counselors' job satisfaction. 2005.
Mariana. Perceptions of the elderly among
Elizabeth Ellen. The impact of advisor involvement on student
organization success. 2004.
Melody. The impact of divorce on children: An issue of
family structure or dynamic. 2005.
Megan. The relationship of apathy and known
characteristics as predictors of high school droputs. 2005.
Susan Bartels. Efficacy of an attendance policy for a
career education center. 2004.
Andrea L. The relationship between administrators'
perceptions of expanding school counselor roles and school counselor
Thomas W. Integrating delayed gratification into
elementary classroom guidance. 2004.
The effects of humor on the perception of tragedy. 2004.
Kathryn Louise. The effects of exercise on college
students' experience of anxiety. 2004.
Leena D. The relationship between achievement goal
orientation and level of participation in extracurricular activities
among high school students. 2004.
Kelly G. How family functioning perpetuates adolescent
peer selection and subsequent deviant behavior. 2004.
A comparison of self-esteem and adjustment among new arriving
international students and international students who have been in
U.S.A. more than one year. 2004.
Academic self-concept and academic achievement in rural Hispanic
Thwing, Nathaniel. Predicting students' satisfaction with
peer helpers: an examination of three factors. 2003.
Sonderman, John. Athletic retirement after high school and
its effects on self-concept. 2003.
Orchard, Peggy. "How do I find my place?": children's
development of explanatory style and perceptions of personal
McGill, Mallori. Effects of childhood sexual abuse on
parenting style. 2003.
Hutcherson, Kelli. White college students' racial identity
development at a public liberal arts university. 2003.
Hullinger, Angela. Openness to Internet dating.
Hanewinkel, Melissa. The impact of religiosity on the
attitudes, behaviors, and emotional outcomes of premarital sex among
college students. 2003.
Flowers, Brian. Why students stay: a study of persistence
Canessa, Cyria Lucia. A comparison of body size
identification, gender and attitudes toward the obese.
Westermeier, Shannon. The effects of age at time of
parental divorce on young adult attachment style. 2002.
Smith, Unity. The effect of adolescence on self-esteem.
Padberg, Paul Frederick. Does athletic identity affect the
early stages of marriage? 2002.
Miller, Kristopher. Factors contributing to the
development of dyadic trust: a closer look. 2002.
Kammerer, Tricia. The effects of daycare experience and
gender on college students' perceptions of the parent-child
Anderson, Alexandra Kay. Factors that influence clergy
members' decisions to report or not report suspected child abuse.
A comparison of rape awareness among rural and urban populations.
Smith, Lisa D. Barriers to the utilization of counseling
services in a rural population. 2001.
Nickelson, Laura Elizabeth. A comparative study of student and parent
role perceptions and expected functions of the elementary and high school
Donovan, Kimberly Ann. Interpersonal dependency and eating-disordered
behavior among sorority women. 2001.
Laspe, Mark L. The correlation between the perceived racism of Blacks
and the actual level of racism from Whites on a predominantly White campus.
Jorn, Philip Moses. The relationship of self-efficacy, locus of
control, and temporal attitude on career and major indecision. 2000.
Hoskins, Wendy. Perceptions of the roles and functions of school
Dwyer, Molley Colleen. An exploration of resiliency amongst college
students: investigating the relationships amongst a measure of resilience, life
stressors, social resources, and overall adjustment to college during the first
Rumsey, Michael Dean. The relationship between self-esteem and
acceptance of others: toward an understanding of prejudice. 2000.
Oehring, Rebekah Sue.
The impact of community service involvement on adjustment to college in college
Mialkowski, Janette Elaine. Effect of family expressiveness and humor
on adolescent aggression. 2000.
Frankenberg, Jennifer Dawn. Determinants of friendship selection in
junior high school students. 2000.
Effects of age, occupation, education, and years of experience on hospital
employees' attitudes toward the mentally ill. 2000.
Brown, Kristin A. Paternal bonds and partner attachments of
undergraduate women. 2000.
Yunick, Christopher D. The effect of parental divorce on college
students: close encounters of the intimate kind? 1999.
Parisi, Chad. The effect of internet use on college student grade
point average: a causal comparative study. 1999.
Morgan, Shelly. Effects of structured discussion groups on self-esteem
and academic achievement of at-risk students. 1999.
Lamba, Garima. Effect of gender-role and self-efficacy on academic
procrastination in college students. 1999.
Kuehl, Gregg Allan. The effect of self-esteem and learned
resourcefulness on the experience and expression of anger among college
Grissom, Christy. Perceived paternal acceptance and rejection and the
college student's self-esteem. 1999.
Rischar, Heather S. Examining the spiritual dimension of wellness as a
component of life satisfaction. 1999.
Troyer, Jason Michael. Religious quest and attitudes toward seeking
professional psychological help. 1998.
Primm, Carolyn Louise. Effects of character education on
character-related behaviors of elementary students. 1998.
Ingwell-Ziegemeier, Kara K. Teaching experience and the school
counselor: a comparative study of counselors and supervisors in secondary
Harlin, Kasey Marie. A study of the attitudes and beliefs of
college-aged homosexuals toward self and sexual identity. 1998.
Carter, Lynn. Relationships between residential college environment,
faculty contact, and adjustment to college. 1998.
Bronson, Judith Conoyer. Changing our rape supportive culture:
challenging rape myth acceptance. 1998.
Van Vleck, Thomas E. The effect of experience in counseling on client
preference for counselor gender. 1998.
McNamara, Heather Lynn. Effects of treatment protocol for clients
diagnosed with dual disorders in substance abuse treatment centers. 1998.
Mathers, Jason Forrest. A study of the relationship between counselor
self-efficacy and occupational stressors, personal problems and personal coping
Dill, Kyle Ray. The impact of a self-esteem module on middle school
students' self-esteem. 1998.
Carnley, Jennifer. Sexual desire during pregnancy. 1998.
Malaska, Amy K. Ambiguity tolerance differences among college
Lai, Chien-Hung (Tony). A comparison of university counselors'
perceptions of gifted Asian and gifted white college students. 1997.
Evanoski, Brian Scott.
The effect of gender and age on problem drinking among college students.
Enders, Michael J. The influence of the resident assistant on student
satisfaction: availability and rapport as factors in perceived resident
assistant effectiveness. 1997.
Dickson, Ginger L. The effects of personal counseling on the alliance
ratings of counselor-trainees. 1996.
Adamson, Peter Charles. Background factors related to alcohol use
among college freshmen. 1997.
Smith, Laura Gayle. An examination of personal and job factors related
to student advisor burnout. 1997.
Martin, Maria Carmen.
A behavioral validation study for the Brannon Masculinity Scale and the Gender
Role Conflict Scale. 1997.
Ems, Rebecca S. Fear of success among first-generation college
Shafer, Marta Lynn Mattingley. A measure of anger scores by levels of
aggression of 64 male batterers. 1996.
Krutsinger, Caren L. A study of the relationship between self-esteem
and achievement. 1996.
Hiscocks, Rita Ann. The factors influencing college choice and
Wickizer, Jay T. An investigation of stigma associated with the
utilization of counseling. 1996.
Vega, Tamara Jacinda. Factors associated with freshmen occupational
identity and career information needs using my vocational situation and
Northeast Missouri State University's student career needs assessment.
Spear, Tim. The effect of bibliotherapy on the self-esteem of the
gifted child. 1996.
Gustafson, Alison. Body image ideals of African American and Caucasian
college students. 1996.
Brucker, Penny S. An extended validation study on the item selection
for the BEM sex role inventory. 1996.
Boone, Angella S. Counselor self-efficacy in relation to various
school climate factors. 1996.
Snyder, Jennifer Elizabeth. Self-esteem in chapter one reading
Rowe, Roylynn Standley. An analysis of public school professionals'
appraisal of preschool assessment with regard to low achievement and learning
Bender, Jennifer Marie. Gender and marriage role expectations as
predictors of career self-efficacy and efficacy to combine career and family.
Sartor, Stacey Elizabeth. Self-esteem as predictors of condom use in
Reitmeyer, Todd Michael. Intrinsic and extrinsic religiousness and
manifest anxiety. 1995.
Plank, Shaelene Renee. Assessment of attachment to children and
adolescents and burnout in child care staff at residential treatment facilities.
Ginther, Kimberley Ann. Sorority members' perceived differences
between in-groups and out-groups. 1995.
Burns, William B. Fair vs. equal role relations in traditional,
dual-earner, and dual-career couples. 1995.