Janis Whitlock

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The Internet affords information gathering and sharing previously impossible. For individuals who practice self-injury, this capacity allows rapid identification of others with shared history, experience, and practices. For many of those who self-injure, the ability to find others like themselves reduces the isolation and loneliness that so often(More)
People often share emotions with others in order to manage their emotional experiences. We investigate how social media properties such as visibility and directedness affect how people share emotions in Facebook, and their satisfaction after doing so. 141 participants rated 1,628 of their own recent status updates, posts they made on others' timelines, and(More)
Previous research has found associations between non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs), yet the nature of this relationship remains equivocal. The goal of the present study was to examine how lifetime NSSI frequency and individual NSSI functions relate to a history of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt. Data were(More)
This article presents the process used to develop a set of statewide positive youth development (YD) outcome indicators to complement existing adolescent well-being indicators in New York State (NYS). Intended uses included program and community-, county-, and state-level planning; grant writing; evaluation; and outcome monitoring in coordination with(More)
BACKGROUND Factors affecting non-suicidal self-injury cessation are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to identify differences between individuals with current and past non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in a large probability sample of university students using quantitative and qualitative methods. Predictors of psychological growth related(More)
  • Andrea Bahry, Emily Bastarache, Joe Bergen, Kristyn Bochniak, Casey Carr, Ken Clarke +29 others
  • 2010
spoke about the known science and practical wisdom that has evolved over the past few decades about resilience. She introduced a Resilience Model created by the Mental Health Programmers Workgroup that identifies key pathways (shown in orange) through which campus efforts would be most effective in developing students' skills and strengths (shown in blue)(More)
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