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Torres, Lucas; Rollock, David – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
Among 96 Hispanic adults, mostly recent immigrants responding in Spanish, intercultural competence contributed to variance in acculturative distress beyond that already accounted for by general coping, acculturation, and sociodemographic variables. Results of the study described in this article showed intercultural competence best predicted…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Coping, Acculturation, Hispanic Americans
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Roysircar, Gargi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This article examines the history of a Bosnian survivor of war living in the U.S. using the extended case method. Clinical issues related to acculturative stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, and identity are analyzed. Suggested treatment includes existential therapy and its cognitive--behavioral applications, didactic education on trauma,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Counseling Techniques, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Marme, Michelle; Retish, Paul – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1988
Uses case study approach to report on one community's efforts to facilitate Vietnamese refugee family's adaptation to life in the United States, identify issues that may have contributed to adjustment difficulties that continued for two young adults from the family, and suggests alternative ways to have approached these issues. (NB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Case Studies, Community Role
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Sandhu, Daya Singh; And Others – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1996
Explores psychometric properties of the Cultural Adaptation Pain Scale designed to assess subjective pain, social distance, and discouragement that may be related to cultural adaptation. Subjects were 192 college students (53% female, 75% non-Hispanic White). Discusses implications for multicultural counseling. (SNR)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness
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Sodowsky, Gargi Roysircar; Carey, John C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1988
Measured acculturation-related demographic and attitudinal changes that first generation Asian Indians in the United States have sought or rejected. Results suggest that knowledge of such characteristics as perceptions of national identity, food and style of clothing preferences, language uses in reading and thinking, and marital status may help…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Attitude Change
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Sodowsky, Gargi Roysircar; Carey, John C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1987
Examines unique adjustment problems faced by Asian Indian immigrants to the United States. Looks at the impact of higher education; pretransition factors of religion and family roles; posttransition factors related to social adjustment (middle class status, voluntary migration, ethnic social support, assimilation, intergenerational conflict); and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Cultural Influences