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Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice

Ed. by Wawrzynski, Matthew R.

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1949-6605
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Volume 51, Issue 1 (Feb 2014)

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The Importance of College Roommate Relationships: A Review and Systemic Conceptualization

Sarah E. Erb / Keith D. Renshaw / Jerome L. Short / Jeffrey W. Pollard
Published Online: 2014-01-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jsarp-2014-0004

Abstract

This article reviews empirical studies of the role of college roommate relationships in students’ mental health and college adjustment. We propose a systemic conceptualization of roommate relationships that highlights roommates’ interdependence and origins of roommate relationship dynamics. We discuss practice implications for student affairs professionals, provide a case example, and offer recommendations for future research.

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Published Online: 2014-01-31

Published in Print: 2014-02-01


Citation Information: Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, ISSN (Online) 1949-6605, ISSN (Print) 1949-6591, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jsarp-2014-0004.

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