Dr. Joy Johnson
Jenkins E*, Johnson J, Bungay V, Kothari A, & Saewyc E. (2015). Divided and disconnected – an examination of young people’s experiences with emotional distress within the context of their everyday lives. Health & Place. 35: 105-112.
By jacqueline marchioni on October 26, 2016
This paper is based on a qualitative study conducted in a rural community in British Columbia, Canada. Ethnographic methods were used to: (1) to bring youth voice to the literature on emotional distress; and (2) to capture the ways in which context shapes young peoples’ experiences of emotional distress within their everyday lives. Our findings […]
Wong S, Homma Y, Saewyc E, Johnson J. (2010). The unmet health needs of East Asian high-school students: Are homestay students at risk? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 101(3), 241-245.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2010
Most “homestay” high school students come to Canada from East Asian countries such as China, Korea and Japan to attend school while living with another family. Our objectives were to examine: 1) the characteristics of homestay youth compared to immigrant and Canadian-born East Asian youth and 2) whether their health risk behaviours are similar to […]
Chen W., Bottorff J, Johnson J, Saewyc E, Zumbo B. (2008). Susceptibility to smoking among White and Chinese non-smoking adolescents in Canada. Public Health Nursing, 25 (1), 18-27.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2008
This study aimed to document the prevalence of susceptibility to smoking among a sample of White/Caucasian and Chinese Canadian adolescent nonsmokers, and to explore the factors that might explain who is susceptible to smoking. This study used a secondary analysis of data from students participating in the British Columbia Youth Survey on Smoking and Health […]