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Buckley, Tamara R.; Awais, Yasmine J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
Black women are disproportionately affected by HIV. Limited research has examined race and gender as psychological variables of influence. In this National Institute of Mental Health pilot study, the authors used semistructured interviews to explore the heterogeneity of identity within race and gender and possible interactions with sexual risk…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Disproportionate Representation
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Marks, Laura Reid; Çiftçi, Ayse – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
The study examined the association between microaggressions and sexual risk behaviors, the mediating role of anxiety, and the moderation of this mediation by bicultural self-efficacy. One hundred twenty-six Black college women (mean age = 20.63) completed a survey. A moderated mediation analysis showed that anxiety partially mediated the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Anxiety, Correlation, Sexuality
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Horsford, Sheena; Carolan, Marsha; Johnson, Deborah – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
African American women must navigate higher education, in particular, clinical doctoral programs, as a gendered racial minority. These women often endure multiple levels of discrimination to obtain their degree. Findings of this study highlight these experiences and suggest the importance of increasing supports for African American women in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Graduate Students, Females, Doctoral Programs
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Shavers, Marjorie C.; Moore, James L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
This qualitative study explored the perceptions and experiences of Black female doctoral students at predominantly White institutions and their impact on academic persistence and overall well-being. Fifteen Black female doctoral students participated in semistructured interviews, and each one was administered a demographic questionnaire and was…
Descriptors: African American Students, Graduate Students, Females, Doctoral Programs
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Kim, Eunha; Hogge, Ingrid; Mok, Geoffrey; Nishida, Harumi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2014
Eleven foreign-born and -raised Asian women faculty in counseling and psychology programs in the United States were interviewed about their work experiences. Analysis using consensual qualitative research revealed 7 sources of stressors, 6 emotional reactions associated with stressors, 5 coping strategies, and 4 types of intrinsic rewards gained…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Women Faculty, Counselor Training
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Pieterse, Alex L.; Carter, Robert T.; Ray, Kilynda V. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
The relationship between general life stress, perceived racism, and psychological functioning was explored in a sample of 118 Black American women. Findings indicate that racism-related stress was not a significant predictor of psychological functioning when controlling for general life stress. Perceived racism was positively associated with…
Descriptors: Females, African Americans, Stress Variables, Racial Bias
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Clark, Julie Dorton; Winterowd, Carrie – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
Obesity and being overweight, as determined by body mass index (BMI), each continues to be of concern for many Native American/American Indians (NA/AI). According to the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," binge eating is excessive eating or consuming large quantities of food over a short period of time and has been associated…
Descriptors: American Indians, Obesity, Human Body, Eating Habits
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Kaduvettoor-Davidson, Anju; Inman, Arpana G. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
This study explored the relationship between the family environments and coping styles and the cultural values conflicts of 110 Asian Indian women. Results indicated that women perceiving supportive family environments had less sex role conflict. Additionally, avoidant and emotion-focused coping predicted high conflict regarding intimate relations…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Correlation, Coping, Females
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Hill, Jill S.; Robbins, Rockey R.; Pace, Terry M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
This article critically reviews empirical correlates of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2; Butcher, Dahlstrom, Graham, Tellegen, & Kaemmer, 1989), based on several validation studies conducted with different racial, ethnic, and cultural groups. A major critique of the reviewed MMPI-2 studies was focused on the use of…
Descriptors: Validity, Measures (Individuals), Identification, Research
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Cooley, Eileen L.; Garcia, Amber L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
This study examined ethnic differences in attachment styles and depression among African American and European American college women. African American women reported less favorable views of others, which suggests that attachment styles emphasizing caution in relationships may be normative and adaptive for these women. There were no differences…
Descriptors: Females, Attachment Behavior, Depression (Psychology), Ethnic Groups
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Nilsson, Johanna E.; Barazanji, Danah M.; Heintzelman, Ashley; Siddiqi, Mubeena; Shilla, Yasmine – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
Somali women were interviewed regarding their children's adjustment. Qualitative analysis revealed 5 themes: cultural comparisons, concerns about children, parents' loss of disciplinary authority, available support, and the future. The women discussed changes in their children, such as loss of respect and threats to use law enforcement against…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Females, Refugees, Law Enforcement
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Roysircar, Gargi; Pignatiello, Vincent – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
A multicultural-ecological (M-Eco) method assesses multiple levels of a client's presentation, such as individual, micro-, meso-, exo-, macro-, and chronosystems. An M-Eco method is a culturally sensitive practice of Bronfenbrenner's (1995) ecological perspective that focuses on behavior's contextual and interactional nature and an individual's…
Descriptors: Indians, Immigrants, Females, Cultural Awareness
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Fernando, Delini M.; Hebert, Barbara B. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Separated by continents and cultures, survivors of the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina share a common bond in their extreme trauma and ensuing struggles. The authors discuss and illustrate core ideas based on the commonalities derived from the experiences of women survivors of these two disasters.
Descriptors: Females, Resilience (Psychology), Natural Disasters, Fear
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Booth, Caroline S.; Myers, Jane E. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Women, especially African American women, have traditionally been in low-paying careers. This exploratory study examined how career aspirations are affected by future career and family plans. Results revealed that African American undergraduate women had higher career aspirations than Caucasian undergraduate women and also planned for multiple…
Descriptors: Females, Whites, African Americans, Occupational Aspiration
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Nathwani, Anisha; Ahmad, Sarah; Prince, Jessica K. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
The relationship between coping strategies used by South Asian American women and subjective well-being (SWB) was studied. Second-generation women were found to use more support compared with 1st-generation women. Problem-solving coping was inversely related to age. Avoidance coping was found to predict SWB when controlling for age and…
Descriptors: Coping, Well Being, Females, Asian Americans
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