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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Liu, Jessica; Nguyen, David; Song, Ge – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
With attention to race, culture, and gender, this chapter contextualizes the help-seeking behaviors and psychological aspects of health facing Asian American college students. Recommendations are provided to student affairs professionals and counselors.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Mental Health, Help Seeking
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Nathwani, Anisha; Ahmad, Sarah; Prince, Jessica K. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
The relationship between coping strategies used by South Asian American women and subjective well-being (SWB) was studied. Second-generation women were found to use more support compared with 1st-generation women. Problem-solving coping was inversely related to age. Avoidance coping was found to predict SWB when controlling for age and…
Descriptors: Coping, Well Being, Females, Asian Americans
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Alvarez, Alvin N.; Juang, Linda P.; Liang, Mandy X. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2007
On the basis of stress and coping theory, the authors examined coping as a mediator of the relationship between perceptions of racism and racism-related stress with a sample of Asian American college students (N = 336). Results indicated that coping mediated the relationship between racism and racism-related stress differentially by gender. The…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Coping, Asian Americans, Racial Bias
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Li,Lisa C.; Kim, Bryan S. K. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2004
The development of the 29-item Asian American Racism-Related Stress Inventory (AARRSI) is presented. In the first study, data from 161 Asian American respondents were subjected to an exploratory factor analysis, which yielded 3 subscales composed of Socio-Historical Racism (14 items), General Racism (8 items), and Perpetual Foreigner Racism (7…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Asian Americans, Test Validity, Factor Structure
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Lee, Sunny; Ting, Marie P. – New Directions for Student Services, 2002
Cultural factors can influence the way Asian American students display leadership as well as how they are perceived as leaders. Redefining leadership and devising inclusive leadership development programs can help to empower Asian American students and encourage them to become more involved on campus. (Contains 22 references.) (Author)
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Cultural Influences, Higher Education
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Lagdameo, Angela; Lee, Sophia; Nguyen, Bao; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Lee, Sunny; Kodama, Corinne Maekawa; McEwen, Marylu K. – New Directions for Student Services, 2002
Three college students share their experiences as Asian Americans in college and offer suggestions for improvement in campus programs and services. (Author)
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Higher Education, Personal Narratives
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Kodama, Corinne Maekawa; Lee, Sunny; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Alvarez, Alvin N.; McEwen, Marylu K. – New Directions for Student Services, 2002
The authors identify Asian American associations and organizations, academic journals, periodicals, and media resources. Selected annotated resources on Asian American activism and politics, counseling and psychology, educational issues, gender and sexual orientation, history, policy reports, and racial and ethnic identity are also included.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Counseling, Educational Resources, Organizations (Groups)
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Kodama, Corinne Maekawa; McEwen, Marylu K.; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Lee, Sunny – New Directions for Student Services, 2002
Psychosocial student development theory based on predominately white student populations may not be appropriate for Asian American students. The authors propose a new model of psychosocial development for Asian American students that takes racial identity and external influences into account. (Contains 49 references.) (Author)
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Context Effect, Higher Education
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Kim, Bryan S. K.; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Li, Lisa C. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2003
Examination of counselor nonverbal behaviors revealed that European American counselors displayed significantly greater frequency of adaptors, postural shifts, and smiles than did Asian American counselors. The frequency of smiles was significantly positively correlated with client-rated session positivity and session arousal, and the frequency of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Client Attitudes (Human Services), Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Characteristics
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Kim, Bryan S. K.; Brenner, Bradley R.; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Asay, Penelope A. – Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2003
Adaptation experiences of 1.5-generation Asian American college students (N=10) were examined using the consensual qualitative research method. Results indicated 4 domains of adaptation experiences: preimmigration experiences, acculturation and enculturation experiences, intercultural relationships, and support systems. Participants reported that…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, College Students
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Kodama, Corinne Maekawa; McEwen, Marylu K.; Liang, Christopher T. H.; Lee, Sunny – NASPA Journal, 2001
Examines psychosocial issues for Asian Pacific American (APA) students, one of the fastest growing but most understudied college populations. Finds that general groupings of developmental issues align somewhat with traditional psychosocial theory, although the underlying assumptions and specific developmental tasks do not fit the experience of…
Descriptors: College Students, Developmental Tasks, Higher Education, Pacific Americans