A multistage research project was launched, with the consultation services of Dr. James N. Butcher of the University of Minnesota, at the end of 1976.
Its main objectives were:
ality features may predispose them to psychological disorders. 3.3. Initiate research on:
a. Prevalence of mental health problems. b. Applied studies on the clinical reference population (response
2A review of recent issues of College Student Personnel Abstracts shows an increasing interest in the investigation and prediction of complex criteria, such as academic failure, attrition and the occurrence of behavior disorders in this population.