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Liu, Xiaoqun; Chen, Gui; Hu, Peng; Guo, Guipin; Xiao, Shuiyuan – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Bullying is a common problem in school. Engagement in bullying has been known to have many adverse effects, even including suicide. Examining which factor will moderate or mediate the pathway from victimisation to suicidal ideation is needed to develop effective intervention initiatives. This study aimed to examine the mediator and moderator roles…
Descriptors: Victims, Social Support Groups, Suicide, Correlation
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Ho, Ngai Kwan Nicole; Schweitzer, Robert D.; Khawaja, Nigar G. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Factors contributing to academic achievement among recently arrived Chinese adolescents in Australia remain relatively underexplored. Previous studies focused on Asian migrants, including Chinese, but did not distinguish Chinese from other Asian migrants. The current study specifically looks at Chinese migrants who have recently arrived, as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Attitudes, Social Support Groups, Sense of Community
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Chen, Gui; Guo, Guiping; Gong, Jingbo; Xiao, Shuiyuan – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
The current study investigated the moderating effects of gender, age, and weight status on the relationship between body dissatisfaction and depression among adolescents. Data were collected on body dissatisfaction, depression, and demographic characteristics from a convenience sample of 1,101 adolescents (505 girls, 596 boys). The relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Depression (Psychology), Adolescents
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Gilmore, Linda; Islam, Shaheen; Su, Hui; Younesian, Sharifeh – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
For psychologists in less developed countries, psycho-educational assessment is often challenging due to a lack of specialist training and a scarcity of appropriate, psychometrically robust instruments. This article focuses on school psychology and psycho-educational assessment in three countries: Bangladesh, China and Iran. Despite differences in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Educational Assessment, Developing Nations