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Li, Changyue – ProQuest LLC, 2023
This study employs a mixed-methods approach to explore the experiences of Asian international and Asian American college students with the model minority myth, its impact on their mental health, and their attitudes toward seeking help. Specifically, the study aims to achieve the following objectives: First, to investigate Asian college students'…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Ethnic Stereotypes, College Students, Minority Group Students
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Liu, Huabing; Wong, Y. Joel; Mitts, Nancy Goodrich; Li, P. F. Jonah; Cheng, Jacks – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2020
Although research has identified factors associated with U.S.-based Asian international students' psychological help-seeking attitudes, there is scant research addressing how those who have sought counseling services perceived their counseling experiences. Therefore, this is the first known qualitative study to examine the experiences of East…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Help Seeking, Asians, Foreign Students
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Huang, Mary; Zhou, Zheng – Psychology in the Schools, 2023
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a pervasive developmental disorder that has grown in prevalence over the past few decades and has a tremendous impact on families that struggle with adjustment to this disorder. Initial exposure to such a disorder may be a significant source of stress and tribulation for Chinese families who are not familiar with…
Descriptors: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Coping, Parent Child Relationship, Asian Americans
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Wang, Nan Xin; Chen, Jiaxuan; Wagner, Norbert L.; Rebello, Salome A.; Petrunoff, Nicholas Alexander; Owen, Neville; Müller-Riemenschneider, Falk – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
We aim to assess sedentary behavior (SB) and its determinants, as well as potential strategies to reduce SB among employees in a tertiary hospital in Singapore, using a mixed-methods approach grounded in the socioecological framework. All employees with email and security guards of a tertiary hospital in Singapore were invited to complete a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Style, Health Behavior, Physical Activity Level
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DeVitre, Zubin; Castellanos, Jeanett; Gloria, Alberta M.; Dosaj, Shivani P. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2022
Using a psychosociocultural framework, we examined 122 Indian American undergraduates' well-being, with an emphasis on cultural processes. The student sample was primarily first-generation to college with differences emerging by student standing for coping approaches, perception of barriers that would prompt withdrawal, congruity, and well-being.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Undergraduate Students, First Generation College Students, Coping
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Olessya Zhuravleva; Janet Helmer – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2024
Living in a conservative and traditional society, Kazakhstani people are generally reluctant to openly discuss sex education with their children. However, issues such as family violence, teenage pregnancy and high rates of STIs demonstrate the need to implement good-quality school-based sex education. Access to sex education is the inherent right…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Sex Education
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Wang, Donna S. – Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 2012
Dementia can be debilitating not only for the older adult suffering from memory loss and confusion, but for family members as well. Understanding caregiving for ethnic minorities is critical. In Asian communities, addressing dementia and other mental health issues can be compounded by cultural factors such as perceptions of mental health and…
Descriptors: Dementia, Mental Health, Older Adults, Cultural Influences
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Nie, Qian; Yang, Chunyan; Teng, Zhaojun; Furlong, Michael J.; Pan, Yangu; Guo, Cheng; Zhang, Dajun – School Psychology, 2020
The protective role of students' perceptions of school climate against mental health problems has been supported in previous research, yet relatively little is known about the mechanism underlying school climate's influence on Chinese youths' depressive symptoms. Guided by the process--person-context-time model, this study examined the mediating…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Student Attitudes
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Pang, Bonnie; Hill, Joanne – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
This paper aims to explore young Chinese girls' aspirations and ideal environments for engagement in Health and Physical Education (HPE) and physical activity (PA) in Greater Western Sydney. Interviews are used to elicit these girls' perceptions of their future and ideal environments in relation to HPEPA. Their data offer insights into key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Females, Aspiration
Walz, Amber – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The American disability service system is predicated on underlying assumptions and beliefs which are dominant in the majority culture. Consequently, minority families, such as families from India, living in America sometimes experience dissonance with respect to the services provided to their family due to their varying cultural values. As such,…
Descriptors: Indians, Disabilities, Minority Groups, Cultural Relevance
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Yoon, S.; Lam, W. W. T.; Sham, J. T. L.; Lam, T. H. – Health Education Research, 2017
Despite substantial research into underage youth's source of alcohol, few studies have examined how they go about obtaining alcohol through various means. This study explored the nature of alcohol access by Chinese adolescents and how their own perceptions around alcohol availability influence them to source alcohol in particular ways. This…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Adolescents
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Lartey, Grace; Sturgeon, Lizbeth P.; Garrett-Wright, Dawn; Kabir, Umar Y.; Eagle, Susan – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies (CAIs) involve the use of practices outside of mainstream, conventional medicine. Few studies have been conducted on nurses' perception and knowledge of CAI therapies. There is limited information on the protocols school nurses must follow in their practice on CAI use. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Therapy, Knowledge Level, Case Studies
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Nguyen, Peter V. – Social Work, 2008
Vietnamese adult and adolescent immigrants in the United States acculturate to the Western culture at different rates. Most Vietnamese parents tend to use the authoritarian parenting method in which dictatorial approaches are enforced, possibly leading to family conflicts and mental health issues. By means of the Suinn-Lew Asian Self-Identity…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Acculturation, Mental Health, Child Rearing
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Velliaris, Donna M., Ed.; Coleman-George, Deb, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
Millions of students seek short- and long-term study abroad options every year, and this trend is a key illustration of the internationalization of higher education. Because a global perspective has become mandatory in the largely globalized workforce, many institutions look to study abroad programs to prepare their students. This outbound…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, Global Approach, Student Mobility
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Chang, Jenss; Blair, Robin D.; Tran, Michelle; Meckes, Samantha; Jun, Alexander; Girguis, Samuel; Putman, Katharine – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2020
The present study used qualitative methods in order to compare perspectives of young survivors of sex trafficking at a non-government organization (NGO) rehabilitation facility in a large city in Cambodia with those of U.S. staff. Both groups were asked about their perceptions regarding problems and healing that occur within the Cambodian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime, Nongovernmental Organizations
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