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Liu, Shizhu; Wang, Yijie; Nuttall, Amy K. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Asian American adolescents' cross-race friendships are poorly understood, partially due to the model minority stereotype. Using data from 915 Asian American adolescents from the National Longitudinal Study for Adolescent to Adult Health, the present study examined the influence of cross-race friendships (based on peer nomination data) on Asian…
Descriptors: Race, Ethnicity, Friendship, Racial Relations
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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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Benner, Aprile D.; Wang, Yijie – Developmental Psychology, 2015
We investigated the links between racial/ethnic marginalization (i.e., having few same-race/ethnic peers at school) and adolescents' socioemotional distress and subsequent initiation of substance use (alcohol and marijuana) and substance use levels. Data from 7,731 adolescents (52% female; 55% White, 21% African American, 16% Latino, 8% Asian…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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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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Kim, Su Yeong; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Stroh, Kunise; Wang, Jenny Jiun-Ling – Journal of Community Psychology, 2006
The current study findings refute the recent claim that marginality theory lacks construct validity. Cultural marginalization is significantly related to depressive symptoms in Korean American, Chinese American, and Japanese American parents and adolescents living in the United States. Correlational analyses indicate that adolescents' depressive…
Descriptors: Mothers, Construct Validity, Adolescents, Korean Americans
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Herman, Steve; Archambeau, Olga G.; Deliramich, Aimee N.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Chiu, Pearl H.; Frueh, B. Christopher – Journal of American College Health, 2011
Objectives: To study (a) the prevalence of depressive symptoms and (b) the utilization of mental health treatment in an ethnoracially diverse sample consisting primarily of Asian Americans, European Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Participants: Five hundred eighty-nine college students. Method: A questionnaire packet that…
Descriptors: College Students, Pacific Islanders, Hawaiians, Mental Health
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Wong, Frank Y.; DiGangi, Julia; Young, Darwin; Huang, Z. Jennifer; Smith, Brian D.; John, Don – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious global public health issue. At least one in three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused during her lifetime. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, more than three women in the United States die every day from physical abuse suffered at the hands of an intimate…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Females, Public Health, Drinking
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Cho, Su-Je; Blair, Kwang-Sun Cho – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2010
This study explored the extent to which mothers experienced depressive symptoms associated with having a child with a disability and if journal writing would reduce maternal distress. Thirty-eight Korean-American mothers of children with disabilities filled out pretest data using CES-D (Radloff, 1977) and IES-R (Weiss & Marmar, 1997). Based on…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Mothers, Pretests Posttests, Developmental Disabilities
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Han, Meekyung; Lee, Mary – Journal of College Student Development, 2011
With the demographic shifts the United States faces, understanding the contributing factors to mental well-being among minority college students is crucial. This study examines the roles of parental and peer attachment, intergenerational conflict, and perceived racial discrimination on depressive symptoms while also analyzing the mediational role…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Vietnamese People, College Students, Risk
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Han, Xuesong; Han, Xuemei; Luo, Qianlai; Jacobs, Selby; Jean-Baptiste, Michel – Journal of American College Health, 2013
Objective: To examine the prevalence of depression and anxiety symptoms in Chinese international students, to identify factors that might be associated with these 2 symptom complexes, and to investigate their perception of mental health issues and counseling services. Participants: Chinese students ("N" = 130) at Yale University.…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Foreign Students, Student Surveys, Depression (Psychology)
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Edman, Jeanne L.; Watson, Susan B.; Patron, David J. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
An association has been found between traumatic experiences and psychological distress; however, the impact of ethnicity on psychological distress is less clear. The present study examined the relationship between traumatic experiences and measures of psychological distress among a multiethnic sample of community college students. A total of 389…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Ethnic Diversity, Trauma, Psychological Patterns