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Alamilla, Saul G.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Walker, Tamisha; Sisson, Frederick Riley – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined the potential moderating influences of behavioral and values acculturation and enculturation in a sample of 113 Asian Americans. Findings from regression analyses revealed that acculturation to European American cultural values, alone and in interaction with perceived racism, was related to less psychological symptoms, whereas…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Regression (Statistics), Cultural Influences
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Han, Suejung; Pistole, M. Carole; Caldwell, Jarred M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined parental and professor attachment as buffers against acculturative stress and as predictors of college adjustment of 210 Asian international students (AISs). Moderated hierarchical regression analyses revealed that acculturative stress negatively and secure parental and professor attachment positively predicted academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Attachment Behavior, Student Adjustment, Acculturation
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Li, Jiaqi; Marbley, Aretha Faye; Bradley, Loretta J.; Lan, William – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
The authors examined the help-seeking attitudes of 109 Chinese international students studying in the United States. Results revealed that significant relationships exist among acculturation, ethnic identity, English proficiency, and attitudes toward seeking professional counseling services. Limitations and recommendations for future research are…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Ethnicity, Self Concept, Language Proficiency
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Kissil, Karni; Davey, Maureen; Davey, Adam – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2015
The authors examined the associations between acculturation, supervisors' multicultural competence, and clinicians' self-efficacy in a sample of 153 immigrant therapists currently practicing in the United States. Participants completed a demographic questionnaire and 3 additional questionnaires that examined their levels of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Nationals, Correlation, Acculturation
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Hamamura, Toshitaka; Laird, Philip G. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2014
This study examined relationships among acculturative stress, grade point average satisfaction, maladaptive perfectionism, and depression in 52 East Asian international students and 126 North American students. Results indicated that a combined effect of perfectionism and acculturative stress accounted for more than 30% of the variance related to…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Acculturation, Stress Variables
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Al Khateeb, Jamal M.; Al Hadidi, Muna S.; Al Khatib, Amal J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2014
The authors present a brief introduction to Americans of Arab descent and a brief overview of Arab culture. Then, culturally appropriate counseling considerations related to family, attitudes toward disability, religion, communication, acculturation, help-seeking behaviors, and stereotypes are highlighted. In the last section, the authors provide…
Descriptors: Arabs, Disabilities, Cultural Influences, Cultural Relevance
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Llamas, Jasmin; Ramos-Sanchez, Lucila – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
The authors examined 83 Latino undergraduates to determine whether perceived social support of friends mediates the role of intragroup marginalization on acculturative stress and college adjustment. A mediation effect was found for college adjustment but not for acculturative stress. Results highlight the importance of friends for college…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students, Disadvantaged, Social Support Groups
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Paterson, Ashley D.; Hakim-Larson, Julie – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
Results from 98 Arab youth in Canada showed that having a positive Arab culture orientation was related to greater family life satisfaction with family social support as a mediator. A positive European Canadian orientation was related to greater school life satisfaction, but this relation was not mediated by friend social support. Implications for…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Parent Child Relationship, Arabs, Foreign Countries
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Nassar-McMillan, Sylvia C.; Lambert, Richard G.; Hakim-Larson, Julie – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
The authors examined discrimination history, backlash fear, and ethnic identity of Arab Americans nationally at 3 times, beginning shortly after September 11, 2001. Relations between variables were moderate, and discrimination history and backlash fear were statistically significant predictors of ethnic identity. Implications for acculturation and…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Arabs, Fear, Racial Bias
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Sohtorik, Yasemin; McWilliams, Nancy – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Twelve Turkish immigrants were interviewed in a hypothesis-generating, qualitative investigation of their immigration experiences and mental health needs. Findings suggest high levels of psychological distress associated with homesickness, lack of English proficiency, problematic immigration status, difficulty adjusting to a new culture, and…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Financial Problems, Mental Health, Adolescents
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Koyama, Chieko; Belli, Gabriella – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Alcohol use, acculturative stress, and drinking motivations of 262 students in English as a second language programs in a U.S. community college were explored. Alcohol consumption was generally low, but differences between two groups with different legal statuses indicate the need to consider subgroups of international students for research…
Descriptors: Second Language Programs, Drinking, Stress Variables, Motivation
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McDonald, K. Elizabeth – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
Transculturals spend their formative years in countries other than their country of origin. Specific issues addressed in this article are unique characteristics, prevalence rates, and developmental outcomes of transculturals. The author provides a culturally sensitive treatment model for transculturals, based on G. Roysircar's (2009) Multicultural…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Minority Groups, Mobility, Individual Characteristics
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Castillo, Linda G.; Lopez-Arenas, Araceli; Saldivar, Isaac M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This study examined the influence of acculturation, enculturation, parental education level, financial concerns, and gender on 106 Mexican American high school students' decisions to apply to college. Results indicated that acculturation and female gender were significant predictors. Implications for interventions with Latino high school students…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Mexican Americans, High School Students, Hispanic American Students
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Tapia, Hugo A.; Kinnier, Richard T.; MacKinnon, David P. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2009
This exploratory study compares the differences between 43 Mexican American gang members and 43 Mexican American adolescents who are not members of a gang on several demographic, educational, familial, cultural, and psychological variables. Differences were analyzed using "t" tests and chi-square analyses. discussion focuses on implications for…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Youth, Comparative Analysis, Juvenile Gangs
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Masuda, Akihiko; Hayes, Steven C.; Twohig, Michael P.; Lillis, Jason; Fletcher, Lindsay B.; Gloster, Andrew T. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2009
This study examined differences between Japanese international college students and U. S. college students on stigma toward people with psychological disorders, stigma tolerance in help seeking, and self-concealment. Japanese international students had greater stigma toward individuals with psychological disorders than did their U.S. counterparts.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Help Seeking, Psychology
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