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Wester, Kelly L.; Trepal, Heather C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
This study examined race and ethnic identity in relation to nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI). Participants included freshmen at 2 universities, who were predominantly female. Final inferential statistics examined differences across Caucasian, African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and Multiracial students, finding African Americans and Asian…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Injuries, College Freshmen, Females
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Keller, Chad J.; Brown, Chris – Journal of Career Development, 2014
Due to prior research suggesting that relational variables are related to the career development process, we sought to understand how maternal conflictual independence, paternal conflictual independence, attachment anxiety, and attachment avoidance influence the career decision status of Asian American undergraduate students (N = 113). The…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Undergraduate Students, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Chen, Angela Chia-Chen; Szalacha, Laura A.; Menon, Usha – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objectives: Racial discrimination experiences can negatively affect health. This study examined perceived discrimination and its relationship with mental health and substance use among Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) undergraduate and graduate students. Participants: A total of 113 API students aged 18-35 completed the study during…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Self Concept, Resilience (Psychology), Correlation
Lee, Eddie Kyo – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This mixed methods, phenomenological study examined how cultural tension influences career development for Asian American community college students. Students initially completed Phinney's (1992) Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM) and an instrument developed for this study called the Cultural Identification Survey. The mean for ethnic…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Career Development, Asian Culture, Phenomenology
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Yoo, Hyung Chol; Burrola, Kimberly S.; Steger, Michael F. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2010
This investigation is a preliminary report on a new measure of internalization of the model minority myth. In 3 studies, there was evidence for the validation of the 15-item Internalization of the Model Minority Myth Measure (IM-4), with 2 subscales. The Model Minority Myth of Achievement Orientation referred to the myth of Asian Americans'…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Minority Groups, Ethnic Stereotypes