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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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Shek, Yen Ling; McEwen, Marylu K. – Journal of College Student Development, 2012
This study was conducted using a sample of Asian American male college students (N = 173) from one east coast public, research institution and one west coast public, research institution to explore the relationships of racial identity and gender role conflict with self-esteem. The study employed the People of Color Racial Identity Attitudes Scale,…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Racial Identification, Role Conflict, Asian Americans
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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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Boyer, Kimberley A. M.; Tracz, Susan M. – Afterschool Matters, 2014
Afterschool programs can support Asian-American young people by providing academic support and culturally specific programming designed to help them bridge their native and adopted cultures. However, little is known about the effect of afterschool participation on academic and social outcomes for Asian-American students. This causal-comparative…
Descriptors: High School Students, After School Programs, Asian American Students, Academic Support Services
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Alvarez, Alvin N.; Juang, Linda P. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2010
Although the literature on Asian Americans and racism has been emerging, few studies have examined how coping influences one's encounters with racism. To advance the literature, the present study focused on the psychological impact of Filipino Americans' experiences with racism and the role of coping as a mediator using a community-based sample of…
Descriptors: Coping, Filipino Americans, Asian Americans, Males
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Siegel, Judith M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2002
Examined the temporal association between body image and depressive symptoms in African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and white adolescents. Found that girls were more influenced by body image change than boys. Compared to other ethnic groups, African American girls experienced a greater increase in psychological distress as body…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Asian Americans, Blacks
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Nguyen, Peter V. – Social Work, 2008
Vietnamese adult and adolescent immigrants in the United States acculturate to the Western culture at different rates. Most Vietnamese parents tend to use the authoritarian parenting method in which dictatorial approaches are enforced, possibly leading to family conflicts and mental health issues. By means of the Suinn-Lew Asian Self-Identity…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Acculturation, Mental Health, Child Rearing
Yorra, Mark L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This doctoral thesis contributes to the literature on self-efficacy and self-esteem and the relationship to a student's school, age, gender, ethnicity, GPA, paid and introductory pharmacy practice experiences in a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. Graduates with a high level of self-efficacy and self-esteem are more desirable as pharmacists…
Descriptors: Pharmaceutical Education, Experiential Learning, Medical Students, Self Efficacy
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Lam, Brian Trung – Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 2005
This prospective study examined whether interdependent self-construal (collectivism), independent self-construal (individualism), family cohesion, and social support would predict levels of self-esteem among Vietnamese American adolescents. Standardized self-report measures of family cohesion, social support, and self-esteem, as well as a measure…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Vietnamese People, Asian Americans, Social Support Groups