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Almquist, Ylva B.; Modin, Bitte; Augustine, Lilly – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: Feeling accepted by peers is important for young people's health but few studies have examined the overall degree of acceptance in school and its health consequences. The purpose of the study was to investigate whether health complaints among Swedish students can be attributed to the acceptance climate in their school class even when…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Acceptance, Child Health, Elementary School Students
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Affonso, Dyanne D.; Mayberry, Linda; Shibuya, June Y.; Archambeau, Olga G.; Correa, Mary; Deliramich, Aimee N.; Frueh, B. Christopher – Journal of School Health, 2010
Background: Escalation of youth violence within a large geographic school-complex area in southeastern rural Hawaii became a major problem in 2006. How cultural forces impact the problem was an impetus to examine youth violence from perspectives of adults and children in rural communities. Gathering these data was an essential first step toward…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Violence, Helplessness, Prevention