Demarquis M Hayes

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The present article describes the development and initial validation of the Inventory of Microaggressions Against Black Individuals (IMABI) using a sample of 385 undergraduates who self-identified as Black or African American. The IMABI is a 14-item, unidimensional measure of racial microaggressions that captures both microinsults and microinvalidations.(More)
Many adolescents are neither educated about contraception nor consistently practice it as part of their sexual health behavior. Contraceptive education has taken many forms and has been questioned as to its effectiveness. This paper reviews some of the contraceptive education programs that have been designed for adolescents. These programs, although(More)
Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate and describe health promotion efforts within Pennsylvania public schools. A questionnaire was designed which addressed the following areas: demographics, health issues and concerns, health promotion programming, and variables pertinent to describe districts without programs. The sample consisted of 275(More)
In this paper we chronicle the prevalence of and cultural prescription for homophobia in the United States. The endemic nature of homophobia as it has been studied by behavioral scientists is reviewed. We then suggest that as social institutions reflecting cultural values, schools, colleges, and universities sanction an environment that neglects the value(More)
This study examined the role of hypermasculinity as a form of reactive coping among urban African American adolescent males (ages 12-17) and assessed the extent to which hypermasculinity is influenced by youth appraisals of how adults in their school and community perceive them. Two research questions were addressed: (a) Do adolescent males who report(More)
A review of literature on self-esteem and its role in health education raises questions about the extent to which health education can influence student self-esteem through direct and indirect instruction. This article operationally defines self-esteem, discusses the role of health education in developing self-esteem through direct and indirect instruction,(More)