ERIC Number: EJ1136822
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
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Acculturative Stress, Parental and Professor Attachment, and College Adjustment in Asian International Students
Han, Suejung; Pistole, M. Carole; Caldwell, Jarred M.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v45 n2 p111-126 Apr 2017
This study examined parental and professor attachment as buffers against acculturative stress and as predictors of college adjustment of 210 Asian international students (AISs). Moderated hierarchical regression analyses revealed that acculturative stress negatively and secure parental and professor attachment positively predicted academic integration. Secure professor attachment positively predicted grade point average. Mother attachment may buffer against acculturative stress on academic integration; father attachment may exacerbate it. Counselors may use these findings to enhance AISs' attachment functioning for their college adjustment.
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Attachment Behavior, Student Adjustment, Acculturation, Parents, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Predictor Variables, Regression (Statistics), Grade Point Average, Asians
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