Shan Jiang

Shan Jiang
Zhejiang University | ZJU · Department of Sociology

Doctor of Philosophy

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While it is well established that social exclusion has negative effects on well-being, there have been few thorough investigations into the mediating mechanisms through which social exclusion affects the well-being of children. Combining the social exclusion framework with the self-determination theory, this study aims to examine whether the satisf...
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Although discrimination has been validated to be negatively related to mental health, little is known about the effect of hukou-based discrimination by teachers on depression among migrant adolescents in China. The mediating and moderating mechanisms underlying this association are also unknown. Based on a nationally representative sample of migran...
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The negative effects of deprivation on adolescents’ psychological and behavioral adjustments have been well documented, but limited information is known about how deprivation affects adolescents’ cognitive ability via maternal and paternal involvements in the Chinese context. Furthermore, the rural–urban differences in this influencing mechanism ha...
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Economic hardship is a well-established risk factor for aggressive behaviors in adolescents, yet understanding of the individual and social mediators is limited. The present study aims to investigate whether the association between economic hardship and juvenile aggression is mediated by social control and self-control. Respondents included 1,280 a...
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Introduction The detrimental effect of economic strain on adolescent behavioral development is well established, but the mechanisms explaining this relationship are less known. This study aims to explore the psychosocial factors operating as pathways connecting economic strain to adolescent antisocial and prosocial behaviors, and examine whether th...
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This study aims to understand the relationship between material deprivation and children’s life satisfaction, with a particular focus on the serial mediating mechanisms of social interaction and a sense of safety. A sample of 41,455 children was obtained from 18 countries participating in the second wave of the International Survey of Children’s We...
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Previous research has revealed that corporal punishment was a risk factor for adolescents’ externalizing problems; however, little is known about the underlying mechanisms that may mediate or moderate this association. This study examined the mediator of psychological distress and the moderator of the parent-child relationship in the association be...
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Role stress is considered a risk factor for child welfare workers’ job performance, but little is known about its influencing paths. This study examines the mediating effects of two dimensions of collective psychological ownership in the association between role stress and job performance and reveals how Chinese culture shapes child welfare workers...
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Working overtime is one of the risk factors for turnover intention; however, little is known about its mediating and moderating mechanisms, especially among social workers. This study adds to the knowledge through investigating the mediating role of burnout and the moderating role of person-organization value congruence. A sample of 5,930 Chinese s...
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Migration‐related stress is detrimental to children's mental health, yet little is known about the potential mechanisms behind this association. This study examines the mediating role of inflow city identity in the association between migration‐related stress and depression and the moderating role of social participation amongst Chinese migrant chi...
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The multidimensional nature of child well-being requires valid and reliable tools for assessing children’s multiple developmental outcomes. This study reports the psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Child Well-Being Scale (MCWBS), a 23-item self-report measure developed on the basis of a sample of school-aged children in China (N = 1322...
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The present study aimed to develop and validate the Social Exclusion Scale for Children (SESC) to advance the measurements of social exclusion in children and adolescents. A sample of children and adolescents aged 8-17 years was recruited through a multi-stage cluster random sampling in Kunming, China. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) produced a f...
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Person-environment fit is identified as a significant factor in facilitating individuals’ professional identity, however, the understanding of its underlying mechanisms is still limited, especially among social workers. This study aims to investigate the serial mediating effects of person-organizational value congruence and collective psychological...
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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are risk factors in the mental health of older adults; however, little is known about its underlying mechanisms. This study investigates the mediating role of physical and cognitive functions and the moderating role of number of children in the association between ACEs and mental health. A sample of 8,494 Chines...
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Bullying victimization is a serious issue that causes adverse effects for children and adolescents. Within the school context, few studies have investigated the underlying mechanisms between such victimization and belonging. Using a representative sample of Chinese students from the Program for International Student Assessment 2018 (PISA 2018), thi...
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This study examines if parental neglect is significantly associated with adolescent cyberbullying perpetration, and whether this relationship is mediated by smartphone addiction. In addition, the moderation of self‐regulation in the direct and indirect effects of parental neglect on cyberbullying perpetration among adolescents is determined. A rand...
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This study examines the mediating effect of coping strategies in the association between social participation, social support and self-rated health among older adults. A sample of 9233 Chinese older adults (Mean Age = 69.61 years, SD = 7.27) is obtained from the China Longitudinal Aging Social Survey in 2016 through a stratified multi-stage probabi...
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Purpose: Despite the growing interest in program evaluation capacity building (PECB), its impacts have been rarely studied in the existing literature. This study aims to evaluate a PECB initiative in Hong Kong called the Jockey Club MEL Institute Project. Methods: A pretest–posttest quasi-experimental design was adopted to compare the changes betwe...
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This study investigates how objective and subjective deprivation affect the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of Chinese adolescents, and examines how hope moderates this influencing mechanism. A multi-stage cluster random sampling method is used to recruit 1280 adolescents from junior and senior high schools in Hebei Province, China. The mode...
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This study aims to investigate the mediating effect of coping styles in the relationship between stressful life events and life satisfaction among Chinese older adults. To test the hypotheses, cross-sectional data (n = 8799) from the 2016 China Longitudinal Aging Social Survey (CLASS) were analyzed by Stata 15/SE in this study. Results indicated th...
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Although general strain theory (GST) has been widely employed to interpret the occurrence of aggressive behavior, considerable literature has been challenged for their lack of diversity. Particularly, little is known about how the theory can interpret the mechanisms of cyberbullying among Chinese adolescents, as the strain they experience is deeply...
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Elder mistreatment is a risk factor in the life satisfaction of older adults, yet understanding of its underlying mechanisms remains limited. This study investigates the mediating role of emotional closeness and loneliness in the association between elder mistreatment and life satisfaction. A sample of 8,717 Chinese older adults is obtained from th...
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Background: Despite previous research indicates that academic stress is a risk factor for students’ mental health, the mediating and moderating mechanisms underlying this relationship are less known. This study tests the mediation effect of school burnout in the association between academic stress and adolescent depression, and whether this mediati...
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While trust has been widely identified as a vital protective factor for individuals’ well-being, less attention has been paid to the particularized trust of mutual aid group members and its impact on the self-management and well-being of young patients with chronic illness (PWCIs). The present study aims to explore the effect of trust in mutual aid...
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Cyber victimization is a risk factor for the psychological well-being of adolescents, but little is known about its underlying mediator or moderator mechanisms. This study extends prior research by examining the mediator of basic psychological needs satisfaction and the moderator of positive parenting in this relationship. A sample of 728 Chinese a...
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Social exclusion is a widely accepted risk factor for child well‐being, but relatively little is known about its dynamics and effect on multiple well‐being domains. This study aims to extend prior research by examining the influencing mechanisms of structural‐economic and socio‐relational exclusion on the physical, psychological, behavioural and ed...
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Acculturation stress is prevalent among migrant populations. The current study examines whether acculturation stress influences migrant children’s mental health through the mediators of the satisfaction and frustration of basic psychological needs for autonomy, relatedness, and competence. A sample of 484 migrant children is obtained in Kunming, Ch...
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Self-help organizations (SHOs) enable patients with chronic health conditions (PCHCs) to overcome common difficulties through the exchange of knowledge and mutual assistance, which serves as the basis for promoting the self-reliance and well-being of PCHCs. Nevertheless, practical challenges persist because little is known about what and how to eva...
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Peer victimization is a widespread threat to children's mental health. However, existing literature has yet to thoroughly investigate the mediators and moderators underlying the link between peer victimization and depression of Chinese children. Using a sample of school-aged children recruited through a multi-stage cluster random sampling in Southw...
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Poverty is negatively linked to adolescents’ mental health. However, little is known about the underlying process that mediates this relationship. This study aims to examine the association among poverty, peer victimization, self-esteem, and mental health of adolescents. Data are collected through a multistage cluster random sampling in Hebei, Chin...
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Objective This study aimed to investigate the association among intergenerational relationship, family social support, and elderly's depression symptoms. Method Data were obtained from China Longitudinal Aging Social Survey (CLASS) 2014, which is a continuous large-scale national social survey project conducted by the National Survey Research Cent...
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This study aimed to examine the associations between marital relationships and parent–child relationships on children’s mental health. Participants included 19,487 students from the 2013–2014 baseline China Education Panel Survey. Structural equation modeling was applied to analyze the data and results revealed that marital and parent–child relatio...
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This study aimed to explore the relationship between poverty and children’s mental health in the social context of China. Data were consisted of 1314 children, which were collected with a multi-stage cluster random sampling method in Xiushui, a typical poverty city in China. Structural equation modeling was adopted to test the hypothesized model. R...
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In recent years, the number of migrant children has continued to increase in China. This study aims to investigate how social exclusion and sense of school belonging influenced the mental health of Chinese migrant children. Data were from the 2013–2014 wave of the China Education Panel Survey (CEPS), a school-based national multistage probability s...
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This study explored the influences of social participation and the mediating effects of social support on the mental health of Chinese elderly based on data from the 2012 China Longitudinal Aging Social Survey (CLASS). The participants comprised 696 older adults in CLASS, including 340 (48.9%) male and 354 (50.9%) female. The mean age of the sample...
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This study aimed to explore the relationships of living environment, self-esteem, anxiety, and depression of children in poverty. A sample of 1314 children (grades 4–9) was collected by a school-based survey in Xiushui city, Mainland China. Structural equation modeling was adopted to analyze the data and verify the hypothesized model. Results showe...
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This study aimed to explore the relationships among socioeconomic status (SES), social relations, and children's mental health. A sample of 19,487 school-aged children was collected from the 2013–2014 wave of the China Education Panel Survey. Structural equation modeling was conducted with Amos (version 21) to test our theoretical model. Results sh...
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Using the data of 1314 underprivileged children in Xiushui, China, this study adopted an ecological framework to explore how social capital embedded in family, peer, school, and community interplay and affect the mental health of poor children. Structural equation modeling was employed to verify the hypothesized model. The results demonstrated that...
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This study aimed to investigate the relationship between community social support, neighbor relationship, and the subjective well-being of the elderly in China. Structural equation modeling was used to test the hypothesized model based on a sample of 2732 senior adults from 2010 Chinese General Social Survey. Results showed that community social su...
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This study aimed to investigate the effects of multidimensional child poverty on children’s mental health in Mainland China. The data were based on a survey of children in 2015 conducted by multi-stage cluster random sampling method in Xiushui, where levels of poverty are very high. Structural equation model was adopted to analyze the data and test...

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