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Title: Schoolteachers' traumatic experiences and responses in the context of a large-scale earthquake in China
Authors: Lei Morgan, Bing Y.
First Published: 14-Dec-2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 2016
Abstract: This article investigates the traumatic experience of teachers who experienced the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China. A survey measuring participants' personal experiences, professional demands, and psychological responses was distributed to 241 teachers in five selected schools. Although the status of schoolteachers' trauma in a postdisaster situation has been explored in other countries, to date no comparable study has been made in China. The findings of this study address the literature gap by providing a picture of schoolteachers' personal and professional experience, their working conditions, and their coping strategies in a postdisaster situation.
DOI Link: 10.1080/21683603.2016.1254131
ISSN: 2168-3603
eISSN: 2168-3611
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2016, Taylor & Francis. Deposited with reference to the publisher’s archiving policy available on the SHERPA/RoMEO website. Following the embargo the version archived here is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives License ( ), which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.
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