Kattner, Therese December 24, 2010. Reducing student homesickness: Q&A. Student affairs leader, vol. 38 p1-1 3/4p. Therese wrote an article that discusses how college students suffer from homesickness. He talks about how homesickness can affect students while in college, so he gives these students advice on how to deal with homesickness. He also give advice on how the parents should help the child deal with homesickness and the role they should be playing while their child is in pain.