ERIC Number: EJ523478
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Asian American Adolescents: A Comparative Study.
Lorenzo, Mary Kwan; And Others
Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, v12 n3 p197-212 Jun 1995
Examined the social, academic, emotional functioning, and the social support systems of teenage Asian American students. Ninety-nine students were compared to 404 Caucasian students. Results show that Asian American students exhibited less delinquent behavior and better academic performance, but were significantly more isolated, depressed, and anxious. Concludes that there is a need to establish proactive outreach programs. Contains 31 references. (MOK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Asian American Students, Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Emotional Experience, Emotional Problems, Secondary School Students, Social Development, Social Support Groups, Stress Variables, Well Being
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: Human Sciences Press, Inc., 233 Spring St., New York, NY 10013-1578.