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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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Williams-Washington, Kristin N.; Mills, Chmaika P. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2018
Research indicates that race-based discrimination is detrimental to the mental and physical health of African Americans. The authors sought preliminary evidence of internal consistency and factorial validity of an African American Historical Trauma questionnaire administered to 400 participants. Reliability and exploratory factor analyses resulted…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Trauma, African American History, Factor Analysis
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Hairston, Tiffany R.; Laux, John M.; O'Hara, Caroline; Roseman, Christopher P.; Gore, Shanda – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2018
Colorism is discrimination based on skin tone. Skin color influences clinicians' diagnostic impressions. The degree to which colorism influences counseling students' clinical decision making is unknown. This study examined colorism's effect on counselor education master's students' (N = 154) clinical decisions. Analysis of covariance failed to…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Student Attitudes, Wellness, Mental Health
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Arora, Prerna G.; Metz, Kristina; Carlson, Cindy I. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
This study examined (a) the roles of perceived and personal stigma on attitudes toward professional psychological help seeking and (b) the effects of these constructs across gender in South Asians. Personal stigma and being male was negatively associated with attitudes toward professional psychological help seeking; no difference in the…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Social Bias, Attitude Measures, Mental Health
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Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline S.; Parham, William D. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
Dr. Terrence Roberts is our second guest for the Hearing Our Elders series. Dr. Roberts is one of the Little Rock Nine, the first group of African American students to attend Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Interview segments are woven into the article, providing a historical and political context from which to understand the current…
Descriptors: Interviews, African American Students, School Desegregation, Educational History
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McClain, Shannon; Beasley, Samuel T.; Jones, Bianca; Awosogba, Olufunke; Jackson, Stacey; Cokley, Kevin – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
This study examined ethnic identity, racial centrality, minority status stress, and impostor feelings as predictors of mental health in a sample of 218 Black college students. Ethnic identity was found to be a significant positive predictor of mental health, whereas minority status stress and impostor feelings were significant negative predictors.…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Racial Identification, Ethnicity
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Gillem, Angela R.; Bartoli, Eleonora; Bertsch, Kristin N.; McCarthy, Maureen A.; Constant, Kerra; Marrero-Meisky, Sheila; Robbins, Steven J.; Bellamy, Scarlett – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
The Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy Test (MCPT), a measure of multicultural counseling competence (MCC), was validated in 2 phases. In Phase 1, the authors administered 451 test items derived from multicultural guidelines in counseling and psychology to 32 multicultural experts and 30 nonexperts. In Phase 2, the authors administered the…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Relevance, Counselor Qualifications, Expertise
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Love, Michael M.; Smith, Adam E.; Lyall, Sarah E.; Mullins, Jaclyn L.; Cohn, Tracy J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2015
During the last several decades, psychologists have placed emphasis on multicultural competence as an essential aspect of training and practice. However, despite this emphasis, empirical data on the effects of multicultural training and practice are generally limited to variables such as race and ethnicity, with very little research on sexual…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Cultural Awareness, Counselor Training
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Cokley, Kevin; McClain, Shannon; Enciso, Alicia; Martinez, Mercedes – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study examined differences in minority status stress, impostor feelings, and mental health in a sample of 240 ethnic minority college students. African Americans reported higher minority status stress than Asian Americans and Latino/a Americans, whereas Asian Americans reported higher impostor feelings. Minority status stress and impostor…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Minority Groups, Minority Group Students, Asian American Students
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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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Schnall, Eliezer; Pelcovitz, David; Fox, Debbie – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
The paucity of mental health studies with Orthodox Jews makes culturally competent counseling care unlikely. In this large-scale investigation of marriage among Orthodox Jews, most respondents reported satisfaction with marriage and spouse, although satisfaction was highest among recently married couples. The most significant stressors were…
Descriptors: Marital Satisfaction, Jews, Mental Health, Cultural Awareness
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Chalungsooth, Pornthip; Schneller, Gregory R. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
International college students in the United States often face adjustment difficulties; therefore, cultural sensitivity is necessary to help them express their concerns. This article describes the development of translations of international students' common mental health concerns into 7 languages. Suggestions for the use of translated materials…
Descriptors: Translation, Mental Health, College Students, Foreign Students
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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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Stark, Marcella D.; Frels, Rebecca K.; Chavez, Rafael Reyes; Sharma, Bipin – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This article explores the history of psychotherapy in Mexico and describes past and current practices of psychological services, training, and supervision for Mexican international students in the United States. Sample curricula, texts, and universities in Mexico are listed. Implications for training underscore the importance of collaboration and…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, History, Psychological Services, Mental Health
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Brown, Chris; Schale, Codi L.; Nilsson, Johanna E. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
Vietnamese immigrant and refugee women (N = 83) were surveyed regarding their mental health, English language proficiency, age of arrival, length of stay, and income. English language proficiency and age of arrival correlated with reduced symptomatology. Moreover, English language proficiency was the sole predictor of somatic distress. (Contains 1…
Descriptors: Vietnamese People, Immigrants, Refugees, Females
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