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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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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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Nadal, Kevin L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This article examines the identity development of F/Pilipino Americans. Because of a distinct history and culture that differentiates them from other Asian groups, F/Pilipino Americans may experience a different ethnic identity development than other Asian Americans. A nonlinear 6-stage ethnic identity development model is proposed to promote…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Differences
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Das, Ajit K.; Kemp, Sharon F. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Examines some of the mental health issues associated with counseling South Asian immigrants in the United States. Develops a profile of the South Asian family, examining its structure and values in relation to those of the American counseling community. Focuses on Indian families and customs. (RJM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies
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Ibrahim, Farah; Ohnishi, Hifumi; Sandhu, Daya Singh – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Proposes a framework for understanding the ethnic identity development of South Asian Americans, primarily Indian and Pakistan Americans. Cultural identity is placed in the context of the social, psychological, political, and historical background of the Indian subcontinent and the United States. Culture, gender, and worldview are examined. (RJM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies