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Wongtongkam, Nualnong – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Emotional distress, which includes stress, anxiety and depression, is considered a substantial mental health problem among university students because of its effects on academic achievement and well-being. The purpose of this paper is to examine levels of emotional distress, self-esteem, social support and coping methods and predicted…
Descriptors: Coping, Emotional Disturbances, Social Support Groups, Academic Achievement
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Ogamba, Ikedinachi K. – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Over the years, efforts to ensure equal participation of girls in school in Nigeria have been met with some setbacks, amidst significant progress in mobilising communities for gender equality and mainstreaming. The purpose of this paper is to explore a number of features associated with sexual maturation that affect girls' non-enrolment,…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Maturity (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Dooris, Mark; Farrier, Alan; Powell, Susan; Holt, Maxine – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on an evaluation of the UK Healthy Universities Network (UKHUN), which explored engagement of network members; identified what members value about the network; examined facilitators and barriers to engagement; and informed the network's future development. Design/methodology/approach: The study was a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Systems Approach, Networks, Universities
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Soriano, Encarnación; Cala, Verónica C. C. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess and compare school well-being (SW) and emotional well-being (EW) among Romanian, Moroccan and Spanish youth, to determine the degree of relation between EW and scholar well-being. Design/methodology/approach: The paper employed cross-sectional research with cluster sampling in two primary schools and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Emotional Development, Questionnaires
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De Rooij, Ilona; Gravesteijn, Carolien – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The focus of scientific research on the parental well-being has been mainly placed on parents of pre-school children. However, recent findings indicated that parents of pre-school children show lower levels of depression and higher levels of self-efficacy and self-esteem, compared to parents of older children. The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Structural Equation Models, Well Being
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Chesnut, Ryan; DiNallo, Jennifer M.; Czymoniewicz-Klippel, Melina T.; Perkins, Daniel F. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Parent-focused interventions (PFIs) are a promising method for supporting parents and promoting children's well-being. Few PFIs in the USA, however, include physical health promotion content and are universal programs. The purpose of this paper is to describe a universal health-promoting PFI for parents of elementary school-aged children…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Well Being, Child Health, Health Promotion
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Stewart-Brown, Sarah; Cader, Mizaya; Walker, Thomas; Janjua, Sabah; Hanson, Emma; Chilton, Anne-Marie – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the evaluation of a universal, mental well-being and mindfulness programme in a UK graduate entry medical school. Design/methodology/approach: Mixed methods used in the paper were the measurement of mental well-being and mindfulness in two cohorts at three time points over 15 months; descriptive,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Medical Students
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Laine, Sari; Saaranen, Terhi; Ryhänen, Eva; Tossavainen, Kerttu – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present well-being, leadership, and the development of each from a communal perspective in a Finnish primary school in the years 2000-2009. Design/methodology/approach: The study included five sets of data. The quantitative research data were collected from the school staff using the Well-Being at Your Work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Leadership, Elementary Schools
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Elfrink, Teuntje R.; Goldberg, Jochem M.; Schreurs, Karlein M. G.; Bohlmeijer, Ernst T.; Clarke, Aleisha M. – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on a process and impact evaluation of the Positief Educatief Programma (Positive Education Programme (PEP)), a whole school approach to supporting children's well-being and creating a positive school climate in primary schools in the Netherlands. PEP adopts a competence skill enhancement approach…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Well Being, Educational Environment
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O'Toole, Catriona – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to scrutinise two ostensibly disparate approaches to school-based mental health promotion and offer a conceptual foundation for considering possible synergies between them. Design/methodology/approach: The paper examines current conceptualisations of child and youth mental health and explores how these inform…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Promotion, Health Education, Intervention
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Boberova, Zuzana; Paakkari, Leena; Ropovik, Ivan; Liba, Jozef – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the findings of an intervention program built on the concept of children's health literacy, particularly on its citizenship component. This intervention program employed the Investigation-Vision-Action-Change model for action-oriented teaching, where children were supported to investigate different…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Political Issues, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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Barry, Margaret M.; Clarke, Aleisha Mary; Dowling, Katherine – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical perspective on the international evidence on promoting young people's social and emotional well-being in schools. The challenges of integrating evidence-based interventions within schools are discussed and the need for innovative approaches to research and practice are considered in order…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Development, Emotional Development, Case Studies
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Kostenius, Catrine; Bergmark, Ulrika – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore Swedish children's positive experiences of health and well-being, and their thoughts on how health literacy can be promoted. Design/methodology/approach: Totally, 121 schoolchildren between the ages of 10 and 14 from three schools in two municipalities in the northern part of Sweden shared their…
Descriptors: Health Education, Well Being, Knowledge Level, Preadolescents
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John-Akinola, Yetunde O.; Gabhainn, Saoirse Nic – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: Attention to improving the school environment is a common activity in school health promotion. The role of the school environment in supporting improved health and wellbeing has a theoretical base, but has rarely been directly investigated empirically. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the associations between school…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Child Health, Well Being, Correlation
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Chilton, Roy; Pearson, Mark; Anderson, Rob – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: Schools are an important setting for a wide variety of activities to promote health. The purpose of this paper is to map the different types of health promotion programmes and activities in schools, to estimate the amount of published evaluations of health promotion within UK schools, and to identify any provisional "candidate…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Program Design
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