Date of Award

5-1-2016

Degree Type

Thesis

University or Center

Clark Atlanta University(CAU)

School

School of Social Work

Degree Name

M.S.W.

Department

School of Social Work

First Advisor

Dr. Tiffanie-Victoria Jones

Abstract

This quantitative cross-sectional research study examined the relationship between anxiety and sleeping habits among African American undergraduate college students living on campus at a private southeastern university in the U.S, The study also determined if there are statistically significant differences between undergraduate freshmen and sophomores as it pertains to levels of anxiety and sleeping habits. Participants consisted of fifty-five freshmen and sophomore males and females at a private southeastern university, who currently live on campus. Results of the Pearson's correlations determined that the there is a statistically significant correlation between levels of anxiety and sleeping habits among African American college students living on campus. Results of the independent-! test determined that there is no statistically significant difference between freshmen and sophomores in regard to levels of anxiety and sleeping habits.

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