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Benbow, Alison E. F.; Aumann, Lara; Paizan, Madalina A.; Titzmann, Peter F. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2021
Perceived social support can help immigrant youth to deal with developmental acculturation: the simultaneous resolution of developmental and acculturative tasks. This person-oriented three-wave comparative study investigated perceived social support trajectories in two immigrant and one non-immigrant group. We investigated whether similar social…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Immigrants, Youth, Acculturation
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Maas, Jasper; Schoch, Simone; Scholz, Urte; Rackow, Pamela; Schüler, Julia; Wegner, Mirko; Keller, Roger – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Many teachers experience high levels of work-related strain due to time pressure, which over time can lead to various health problems, such as emotional exhaustion. However, there is growing evidence that this could be a reciprocal effect. Moreover, it is known that perceived social support can buffer the negative effects of stress, such as time…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Time Management, Psychological Patterns, Fatigue (Biology)
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Koukouriki, Evangelia; Soulis, Sryridon-Georgios; Andreoulakis, Elias – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Previous research has shown elevated levels of depressive symptoms in typically developing siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders. The current study investigates for associations between the depressive symptoms of school-aged typically developing siblings of children with autism and parental mental health, perceived social support as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Siblings
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Tornuk, Nuray; Gunes, Demet Zafer – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between perception of pre-school teachers' professional social support and burnout levels. The model of this research is the relational screening model included in the quantitative research model. The participants of the study were 297 pre-school teachers working in official schools…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Burnout, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries
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Manor-Binyamini, Iris; Benatov, Joy; Abu-Kaf, Sarah – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: This study compared Bedouin mothers of adolescents with developmental disabilities (DD) and Bedouin mothers of typically developing adolescents using measures of social support, depression, and somatisation. It further examined whether social support and raising a child with DD would predict maternal depression and somatisation beyond…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Mothers, Adolescents
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Berman, Arielle; Bevan, Jennifer L.; Sparks, Lisa – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2020
Using the transtheoretical model (TTM), this study examined relationships between three potential barriers (social support, mental health-related stigma, and mental health-related communication efficacy) to college students (n = 302) visiting university counseling centers and how each barrier differed by TTM stage. Social support was positively…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Guidance Centers, Barriers, Social Support Groups
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Tomeny, Theodore S.; Rankin, James A.; Baker, Lorien K.; Eldred, Sophia W.; Barry, Tammy D. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Social support can buffer against stressors often associated with having family members with autism spectrum disorder. This study included 112 parents and typically developing siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder. Relations between self-reported typically developing sibling emotional and behavioral problems and discrepancy between…
Descriptors: Siblings, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Sibling Relationship
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Tentama, Fatwa; Subardjo; Abdillah, Muhamad Hasan – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
One of the factors that influence the level of employability is the motivation to learn and social support. This study aims to determine the effect of motivation to learn and social support on student employability. The participants in this study were 255 students of class XII in State Vocational High School 1 Kalasan Yogyakarta, obtained through…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Employment Potential, High School Students, Vocational High Schools
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Gledhill, Jamie; Currie, Janet L. – International Online Journal of Primary Education, 2020
This study explored teachers' perspectives of the use of social support for students with ASD through a qualitative case study. The four main themes to emerge from the interview data reflecting the teachers' recommended strategies for social support included (a) Teachers' views of students with ASD and social support, (b) Recommendations for best…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Students with Disabilities, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Wang, Chiachih D. C.; Jin, Ling; Zamudio, Gabriel – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2021
The current study examined the direct effects of adult attachment and personality factors, as well as indirect effects of attachment variables via social support on acculturative stress of international students. Based on a sample of 217 international students, the results of the structure equation modeling (SEM) analyses indicated that higher…
Descriptors: Adults, Foreign Students, Attachment Behavior, Personality Traits
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Noret, Nathalie; Hunter, Simon C.; Rasmussen, Susan – School Mental Health, 2020
The aim of the study was to test the relationship between experiences of being bullied, cyberbullied, and mental health difficulties, and whether these relationships are moderated by perceived social support and gender. Data were collected from 3737 year 8 pupils (aged 12 and 13 years; 50.1% male) using an online questionnaire. Measures of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Mental Disorders, Social Support Groups
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Gordon-Hollingsworth, Arlene T.; Thompson, Julia E.; Geary, Meghan A.; Schexnaildre, Mark A.; Lai, Betty S.; Kelley, Mary Lou – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2016
The Social Support Questionnaire for Children (SSQC) is a 50-item scale that assesses children's social support from parents, relatives, nonrelative adults, siblings, and peers. The SSQC demonstrates good psychometric properties (e.g., internal consistency, factorial validity). Furthermore, the SSQC appears to be an ethnically sensitive measure of…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Questionnaires, Children, Test Construction
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McIntyre, Laura Lee; Brown, Mallory – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: Social support has been described as a vital resource for families with children with disability. Although the benefits of social support have been described, little is known about the utilisation patterns in families of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Method: In a community sample of 78 American families with…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Mothers, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Watkins, Kaitlin; Hill, Erin M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2018
This study examined the mediating effect of psychological stress in the relationship between social support and mental health symptomatology in undergraduate students. Participants (n = 368) completed measures of social support, psychological stress, and mental health symptomatology. Bootstrapping estimates of indirect effects indicated a…
Descriptors: Role, Stress Variables, Mental Health, Health Promotion
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Ferguson, Kristen; Mang, Colin; Frost, Lorraine – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
In this paper, we explore how the frequency of utilization of social supports is related to teacher demographics, stress factors, job satisfaction, career intent, career commitment, and the perception of a stigma attached to teacher stress. Using data from self-report questionnaires (N = 264) from teachers in northern Ontario, we found that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Stress Variables
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