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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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Castillo, Linda G.; Hill, Robert D. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This study examined the influence of sociocultural variables on distress in bicultural Chicana college students. Results indicated that a higher level of social support is related to lower distress. Findings highlight the importance of family and peer support for Chicana students. Implications for counselors are provided.
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, College Students, Acculturation, Sociocultural Patterns
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Karl Kwan, Kwong-Liem; Sodowsky, Gargi Roysircar – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Measurements of internal ethnic identity and external ethnic identity show that Chinese American immigrants could be differentiated into different identity groups. Internal ethnic identity significantly predicted salience of ethnicity and loss of face. Income, ethnicity salience, external ethnic identity, and loss of face were significant…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Chinese Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies
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Langman, Peter F. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1995
Discusses reasons for the lack of attention to Jews as an ethnic minority within multiculturalism both by Jews and non-Jews; why Jews and Jewish issues need to be included; and addresses some of the issues involved in the ethical treatment of Jewish clients. (Author)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Counseling, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness
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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