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Zhang, Jie; Jia, Shuhua; Jiang, Chao; Sun, Jie – Death Studies, 2006
Studying the characteristics of attempted suicide is helpful in knowing the background of some completed suicides and improving prevention or intervention strategies. This current study analyzed data of 74 suicide attempters and 92 accident injured patients admitted to 6 hospital emergency rooms in an area of Northeastern China and found both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Females, Marital Instability
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Subramaniam, Ganakumaran – International Education Studies, 2008
Researchers have theorized that cultural emphasis on education plays a major role in explaining Asian students' achievement. While Asian parents often view education as the main vehicle for upward social mobility, the social and cultural make-up of Asian societies and the context within which education is conducted in Asia often clash with the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Asian Culture, Social Influences, Barriers
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This May 27, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Fullbright of the Mind" (Phelps, Christopher); (2) "The Matchmaker:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, College Faculty, Higher Education