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Kiang, Lisa; Witkow, Melissa R.; Champagne, Mariette C. – Developmental Psychology, 2013
Identity development is a highly salient task for adolescents, especially those from immigrant backgrounds, yet longitudinal research that tracks simultaneous change in ethnic identity and American identity over time has been limited. With a focus on 177 Asian American adolescents recruited from an emerging immigrant community, in the current…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Asian Americans
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Gummadam, Praveena; Pittman, Laura D.; Ioffe, Micah – Journal of Experimental Education, 2016
This study considers how the psychological adjustment of ethnic minority college students may be linked to a sense of school belonging and ethnic identity, two constructs related to individuals feeling like they belong to a larger group. Using self-reports from 311 undergraduates from ethnic minority backgrounds, school belonging was found to be…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Gonzales-Backen, Melinda A.; Bámaca-Colbert, Mayra Y.; Allen, Kimberly – Developmental Psychology, 2016
We examined trajectories of ethnic identity exploration, resolution, and affirmation and their associations with depressive symptoms and self-esteem 3.5 years later among early and middle adolescent Mexican-origin girls (N = 338). Findings indicated that exploration, resolution, and affirmation increased over time for both cohorts. Among early…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Mexican Americans, Females, Adolescents
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Mohr, Jonathan J.; Kendra, Matthew S. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2011
Two studies were conducted to investigate a revised and extended version of the Lesbian and Gay Identity Scale (Mohr & Fassinger, 2000): the 27-item Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Scale (LGBIS). This revision features more inclusive and less stigmatizing language than the previous version and includes 2 new subscales assessing identity…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis, Homosexuality
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Lee, Chien-Ti; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Nelson, Larry J. – Journal of Moral Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore other-oriented motivations for moral behavior, including community orientation and fear of negative evaluation from others and to examine how differences in the way that these motivations are balanced might be linked to prosocial behavior, identity development and well-being. Participants included 550…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Moral Values, Self Concept, Prosocial Behavior
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Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Tynes, Brendesha M.; Toomey, Russell B.; Williams, David R.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Guided by a risk and resilience framework, the current study examined the associations between Latino adolescents' ("n" = 219; "M" [subscript age] = 14.35; "SD" = 1.75) perceptions of ethnic discrimination in multiple settings (e.g., online, school) and several domains of adjustment (e.g., mental health, academic),…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Adolescents, Risk, Resilience (Psychology)
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Goldstein, Susan B. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2017
An underinvestigated and significant source of stress for U.S. student sojourners across racial/ethnic groups is exposure to stereotypes that target their American identity. This study built on the extensive research literature on stereotype threat to investigate U.S. students' vulnerability and reactions to being the target of stereotypes.…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Social Bias, Racial Bias, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Walker, Ja'Nina J.; Longmire-Avital, Buffie – Developmental Psychology, 2013
Religious faith has been instrumental in fostering positive mental health outcomes for historically disenfranchised populations, such as Black Americans. However, the religious institutional devaluing of same-sex behavior and identity fuels internalized homonegativity (i.e., negative thoughts regarding one's same-sex sexual behavior) for…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Mental Health, African Americans
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Juang, Linda; Ittel, Angela; Hoferichter, Frances; Gallarin, Miriam – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
Adopting a risk and resilience perspective, the current study examined whether family cohesion and peer support functioned as protective factors against the negative effects of racial/ethnic discrimination by peers. The sample included 142 ethnically diverse college students. The results showed that while greater perceived discrimination was…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Family Influence, Peer Relationship, Peer Influence
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Nelson, Sarah C.; Syed, Moin; Tran, Alisia G. T. T.; Hu, Alison W.; Lee, Richard M. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Ethnic-racial identity (ERI) development is a central developmental process for youth of color. Although a great deal of research establishes the importance of cultural socialization by parents to the development of ERI, limited empirical work has examined peers' role in these processes. This study uses 4 cross-sectional data sets (N = 127, 312,…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Socialization, Parent Influence, Peer Influence
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Pachankis, John E.; Sullivan, Timothy J.; Feinstein, Brian A.; Newcomb, Michael E. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
This study investigated longitudinal trajectories of stigma (i.e., enacted, anticipated, internalized, concealed); stress-sensitive mental health disorder symptoms (i.e., depression, social anxiety); and their associations across 8 annual assessments in a sample of 128 young gay and bisexual U.S. university students. All forms of stigma…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, Socioeconomic Background, Social Bias
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Brittian, Aerika S.; Umana-Taylor, Adriana J.; Lee, Richard M.; Zamboanga, Byron L.; Kim, Su Yeong; Weisskirch, Robert S.; Castillo, Linda G.; Whitbourne, Susan Krauss; Hurley, Eric A.; Huynh, Que-Lam; Brown, Elissa J.; Caraway, S. Jean – Journal of American College Health, 2013
Background: Prior literature has shown that ethnic affirmation, one aspect of ethnic identity, is positively associated with mental health. However, the associations between ethnic affirmation and mental health may vary depending how much importance individuals place on their ethnic group membership (ie, centrality). Methods: Using path analysis,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, College Students, Ethnicity, Hispanic American Students
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Budge, Stephanie L.; Adelson, Jill L.; Howard, Kimberly A. S. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2013
Objective: The purpose of the current study was to examine facilitative and avoidant coping as mediators between distress and transition status, social support, and loss. Method: A total of 351 transgender individuals (n = 226 transgender women and n = 125 transgender men) participated in this study. Participants completed measures on transgender…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Coping
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Peter, Tracey; Taylor, Catherine – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This study examined differences in suicidal behavior between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) and non-LGBTQ university students as well as investigated the importance of risk and protective factors in the prediction of suicidality between these two groups. A total of 1,205 university students participated in the…
Descriptors: Suicide, At Risk Persons, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Smolak, Linda; Munstertieger, Britannie Fairman – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2002
Research often fails to document a gender difference in measures of voice. This is inconsistent with Gilligan's conceptualization of voice as a gendered construct. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate currently available measures of voice, particularly in terms of whether they appear to be assessing the same characteristics in men as…
Descriptors: Females, Eating Disorders, Psychopathology, Measures (Individuals)