Paul Ratanasiripong

Paul Ratanasiripong
California State University, Long Beach | CSULB · Department of Educational Leadership

Ph.D.

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According the limited resources and capacity, SMEs are more prine to occupational hazards and risk. This research aimed to determine the socio-demographic and work environment risk factors related to musculoskeletal symptoms among SME workers in Vietnam, especially in the food processing and garment industries. The respondents were 530 SME workers...
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Purpose The aim of this study was to examine the impact of resiliency and associated factors on the mental health and quality of life among older adults in Thailand. Design/methodology/approach This cross-sectional study was conducted with 1,800 older adults ( M = 69.3, SD = 7.2) from nine provinces across all regions of Thailand. Each participant...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate the psychosocial factors that impact the academic performance of nursing students. Design/methodology/approach A cross-sectional study was conducted with 767 nursing students from three nursing colleges in Thailand. Instruments included Counseling Center Assessment for Psychological Symptoms and...
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Purpose This study investigated factors that impacted the mental health and burnout among kindergarten, primary and secondary school teachers in Thailand and presented a comprehensive intervention program to improve their wellbeing. Design/methodology/approach This cross-sectional survey study included 267 teachers from five public schools in Thai...
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Background: The systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients oftentimes suffer from both physical and psychosocial challenges that may lead to low health-related quality of life (HRQoL). However, limited research has been done in this area. Objective: To examined mental health status and HRQoL among SLE patients in Thailand. Materials and Methods: T...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to describe the mental health issues among teachers globally and to investigate the significant factors that specifically impact the mental health of school teachers in Okinawa, Japan. Design/methodology/approach This cross-sectional study examined depression, anxiety, stress, self-esteem and resiliency among 1...
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PurposeThis study aimed to assess mental health status (depression, anxiety, and stress) and explore factors associated with the disease-specific quality of life among Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) patients in Thailand.Methods This cross-sectional study used an online convenience sampling of 650 SLE patients who were registered members of the...
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Latinx college students face challenges regarding depression. The relationships between early maladaptive schemas (EMS) and attachment style on depression and relationship satisfaction were investigated among 236 Latinx college student participants. The Young Schema Questionnaire–Short Form (YSQ-S3) total score was utilized to identify overall sche...
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The prevalence of mental health issues among university students globally is increasing. However, there is limited knowledge regarding the experiences of first-year university students. First-year university students face new and overwhelming stressors which increase vulnerabilities to anxiety and depression. Examination of cross-cultural differenc...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper to explore socio-demographic factors related to the quality of life (QoL) among older adults in the rural area of Thailand. Design/methodology/approach This cross-sectional study examined socio-demographic factor that may predict the QoL among 470 older adults who lived in a rural area of Northern Thailand. The st...
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With increasing frequency and severity of mental health issues among university students globally as well as limited studies on the mental health of Japanese university students, this study examined the factors that impact the mental health issues of university students in Okinawa. A total of 441 undergraduate students from 3 universities participa...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue fever prevention among people in rural communities. Design/methodology/approach A quasi-experimental study was designed for two groups. The intervention group received five weeks of dengue hemorrhagic prevention program consisted of knowledg...
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Background: Studies have found that there is an increase in the severity and frequency of mental health issues among college students globally. With limited mental health research among the Asian population, especially college students in rural areas like Northern Thailand, more studies are needed to be done to understand their mental health issues...
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Purpose An aging society is a growing global reality resulting in an increasing number of older workers, especially in community enterprises. It is important to understand factors that influence the mental health and quality of life (QOL) of these older workers. The purpose of this paper is to explore the influence of personal, work, and mental hea...
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Purpose Most cervical cancers are caused by genital human papillomavirus (HPV). However, it can be prevented if females receive an HPV vaccine. Nevertheless, there is limited evidence of HPV vaccination and predictors of intention to obtain the vaccine among young women in Thailand. The paper aims to discuss this issue. Design/methodology/approac...
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Quality of life is associated with several factors, including personal living styles and working conditions. This article aims to investigate the factors associated with quality of life among small and medium enterprises (SME) workers in 4 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), namely Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vie...
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The International Labour Organization estimated that annually, there are 2.3 million deaths resulting from occupational accidents and work-related illnesses worldwide. In 2015, a team of researchers from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia conducted a multinational study assessing the quality of life and occupational health and safety of sma...
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As a result of the December 2015 Southeast Asian regional economic integration, several potential issues may emerge among workers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, including mental health and occupational health nursing concerns. This study was conducted to explore the levels of depression, anxiety and stress among Sm...
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Work ability is related to many factors that might influence one’s capacity to work. This study aimed to examine the work ability and its related factors among small and medium enterprises (SME) workers in 4 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. The participants in this study included 2098 workers from food and textile industrie...
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As the major implementation of the affordable Care Act of 2010 becomes reality in 2014, demands placed on mental health providers to utilize evidence-based treatments (EBTs) with clients has become a more relevant issue for practitioners. Little is known about the factors that affect Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) from implementing EBTs. To...
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The current study investigated the efficacy of two brief intervention programs-biofeedback and mindfulness meditation-on levels of state anxiety and perceived stress in second-year Thai nursing students as they began clinical training. Eighty-nine participants from a public nursing college in Thailand were randomly assigned to one of three groups:...
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The purpose of this research was to develop and test the psychometric properties of the Thai version of the Work Ability Index (WAI). Forward translation and back-translation of the WAI were performed by seven bilingual professionals to ensure that the Thai WAI was culturally relevant and conceptually accurate. To ensure generalizability of the Tha...
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Globally, graduate students have been found to have high prevalence of mental health problems. With increasing severity of mental health problems on university campuses and limited resources for mental health treatment, alternative interventions are needed. This study investigated the use of biofeedback training to help reduce symptoms of stress, a...
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This study examined the applicability of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms (CCAPS), a psychological assessment instrument that is widely used with college students in the United States, to the college student population in Thailand. Following the procedures of translation and back-translation, the Thai version of the CCAPS...
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This study explored the effects of attachment and acculturation on relationship satisfaction for Latino college students in their current close friendships. Results indicated that attachment but not acculturation predicts relationship satisfaction. Women were more satisfied than men with friends of the same and opposite sex. High-quality close frie...
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With the rise in stress and anxiety among college students, there is a need for more comprehensive and effective counseling options for counselors in college counseling centers. This study investigated the impact of using biofeedback and brief counseling in treating stress and anxiety in an ethnically diverse college student population. Results ind...
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Purpose. It has been well documented that nursing students across the world experience stress and anxiety throughout their education and training. The purpose of this randomized controlled study is to investigate the impact of biofeedback intervention program on nursing students' levels of stress and anxiety during their first clinical training. Me...
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The purpose of this research was to explore the mental health and well-being of Muslim nursing students in Thailand. Specifically, the study investigated the factors that impact anxiety and depression among Muslim nursing students. This cross-sectional research was conducted with a half sampling method of Muslim undergraduate students who were stud...
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The present study investigated actual body size as measured by the Body Mass Index in comparison to self-reported body size among diverse college student population. The study was conducted at a large public university in the western United States. Of the random sample of 15,000 enrolled students selected to receive an electronic survey, a total of...
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The psychological well-being of nursing students is a very important component in the training and development of future nurses. While previous studies have explored different aspects of nursing students' mental and psychological health in various countries, they have given little attention to comparing nursing students with their non-nursing stude...
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College students in Thailand experience health and mental health issues that impact their wellness-the condition of good physical, mental, and emotional health. The health profile of Thai college students is shaped by weight, sexual practices, and substance use. Many Thai college students develop health-related problems due to their weight or perce...
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This study examined the relationships among adult attachment, cultural orientation, and three areas of psychosocial functioning (i.e., emotional expressiveness, social difficulty, and depressive symptoms) with a sample of 112 Chinese American college students. Findings indicated that both attachment avoidance and anxiety were significantly associat...
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Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) often display mental health symptoms that may benefit from psychotherapy. In this pilot study, a newly designed cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) group treatment targeting mood difficulties was provided to 8 adults with mild-borderline ID. Assessment occurred at pretreatment, posttreatment, and 4 mon...
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The first clinical training experience or practicum for graduate students in a Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program is one of the most important aspects of the entire training program. After a year-long journey through textbook and classroom knowledge, students have the opportunity to finally apply their skills to real life environments with r...
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The present study investigated the relationship between stress and substance use among 347 Asian American, 346 Latino, and 776 White college students. Although stress was not found to predict substance use among the ethnic/ethnic group studied, results of the study indicated that Latino students reported a significantly higher stress level than Whi...
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What are the consequences when a supervisee experiences a negative event in supervision? Supervisee developmental level, supervisory working alliance, trainee attachment style, and negative supervisory events were examined to determine their relationship with one another. Findings underscore the destructive impact negative supervisory events can ha...
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What are the consequences when a supervisee experiences a negative event in supervision? Supervisee developmental level, supervisory working alliance, trainee attachment style, and negative supervisory events were examined to determine their relationship with one another. Findings underscore the destructive impact negative supervisory events can ha...

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