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Lou, Yana; Byun, Sang-Eun – Journal of International Students, 2018
We investigated international students' stress-driven spending behavior by focusing on the psychological and behavioral consequences of the strains they experience during the adjustment process in the U.S. We found that certain adjustment strains significantly lowered international students' self-esteem, which further affected their happiness and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Purchasing, Foreign Students, Student Adjustment
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Dutta, Oindrila; Chye, Stefanie Yen Leng – Journal of International Students, 2017
We investigated the relationship between psychological wellbeing (as indicated by participants' level of loneliness, perceived academic stress and depression) and generalized problematic internet use. Data was collected from a sample of 103 international students studying in Singapore. Statistical analyses revealed that depression was the most…
Descriptors: Well Being, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Li, Jia Qi; Liu, Xun; Wei, Tianlan; Lan, William – Journal of International Students, 2013
In this study, the authors examined the relationships of acculturation as measured with two subscales of cultural maintenance and cultural assimilation, Internet use, and psychological well-being among Chinese international students. A total of 170 Chinese international students participated in this study. Bivariate correlation analyses revealed…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Internet, Asians, Foreign Students
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Barnett, Barbara; Cothern, Katherine – Journal of International Students, 2011
This study covers the effects that social media use has on the daily lives of college students. More specifically, the current study focuses on college students' academic success, study habits, social interaction, and family interaction. Social media is a source of online tools that allow people from across the world to communicate with others.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Influence of Technology