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Alamilla, Saul G.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Walker, Tamisha; Sisson, Frederick Riley – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined the potential moderating influences of behavioral and values acculturation and enculturation in a sample of 113 Asian Americans. Findings from regression analyses revealed that acculturation to European American cultural values, alone and in interaction with perceived racism, was related to less psychological symptoms, whereas…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Regression (Statistics), Cultural Influences
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Shen, Frances C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2015
The author explored the relationship between internalized stereotyping, parental pressure, and parental support on major choices among 315 Asian American undergraduate and graduate students. Results indicated that parental support, but not parental pressure, toward certain majors was associated with more stereotypical major choices. In addition,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Parent Aspiration, Asian Americans, Stereotypes
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Cokley, Kevin; McClain, Shannon; Enciso, Alicia; Martinez, Mercedes – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study examined differences in minority status stress, impostor feelings, and mental health in a sample of 240 ethnic minority college students. African Americans reported higher minority status stress than Asian Americans and Latino/a Americans, whereas Asian Americans reported higher impostor feelings. Minority status stress and impostor…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Minority Groups, Minority Group Students, Asian American Students
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Yeh, Christine J.; Borrero, Noah E. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
The authors evaluated a health careers program in a U.S. urban public high school. After small subgroups of the original sample were removed, participants included 162 Asian American and Pacific Islander students. Analyses of covariance indicated that, compared with the comparison group, the treatment group reported significantly higher levels of…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethnicity, Health Occupations, Asian Americans
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Iwamoto, Derek Kenji; Negi, Nalini Junko; Partiali, Rachel Negar; Creswell, John W. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This phenomenological study elucidates the identity development processes of 12 second-generation adult Asian Indian Americans. The results identify salient sociocultural factors and multidimensional processes of racial and ethnic identity development. Discrimination, parental, and community factors seemed to play a salient role in influencing…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Asian Americans, Adults
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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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Wong, Y. Joel; Tran, Kimberly K.; Lai, Andre – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2009
Using a computer-based text analysis of 218 Asian Americans' writing samples, the authors found that enculturation as well as use of negative emotion and positive emotion words were associated with depressive symptoms. Enculturation was also found to moderate the relation between use of negative emotion words and cognitive--affective depressive…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Asian Americans, Depression (Psychology), Computer Uses in Education
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Omizo, Michael M.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Abel, Nicholas R. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
The authors examined the extent to which Asian American adolescents who were living in Hawaii adhered to Asian and European American cultural values in relation to mental health variables including collective self-esteem (membership, private, public, importance to identity), cognitive flexibility, general self-efficacy, and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Self Efficacy, Adolescents, Values
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Braun, Frances K.; Fine, Emily S.; Greif, Dan C.; Devenny, Jean M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
Accurate assessment of ethnic minority clients is often hindered by clinician bias and lack of culturally sensitive instruments. Multicultural guidelines can enhance clinician awareness and sensitivity in conducting assessments with diverse populations. These guidelines are illustrated using an Asian Indian American character from Lahiri's (2008)…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Guidelines, Indians, Case Studies
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Wong, Frieda; Halgin, Richard – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
Asian Americans have been touted as the "model minority" since the 1960s. The authors examine the prevalence, accuracy, and implications of this label, and, based on a review of the literature, discuss problems associated with this characterization. The authors point out ways in which such labeling impedes rather than facilitates access to various…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Minority Groups, Stereotypes, Racial Discrimination
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Lowe, Susana M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2005
Asian American undergraduates received career counseling from European American female counselors using either a collectivist or an individualist orientation. Counselors using the collectivist approach were perceived as more cross-culturally competent but equally credible as counselors using the individualist approach. Implications for culturally…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Group Counseling, Individual Counseling, Cultural Pluralism
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Liang, Belle; Tracy, Allison; Kauh, Tina; Taylor, Catherine; Williams, Linda M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
This study examines differences in the mentoring relationships of Asian American and Euro-American college women. Findings showed that the groups view mentoring as equally important but that fewer Asians report having a mentor. However, those who have mentors find them to be just as valuable as do their Euro-American counterparts. (Contains 2…
Descriptors: Females, Asian American Students, Mentors, College Students
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Henderson, Sheila J.; Chan, Anne – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2005
Career happiness is reexamined for relevance to non-Western cultures. Joseph Campbell's (1968, 1972, 1988) interpretations of myth are reviewed for individualistic vs. interdependent themes and critiqued in light of Asian American vocational concerns, with examples from Chinese culture. Counselors are encouraged to reflect cultural sensitivity and…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Asian Culture, Asian Americans, Mythology
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Hamamura, Toshitaka; Laird, Philip G. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2014
This study examined relationships among acculturative stress, grade point average satisfaction, maladaptive perfectionism, and depression in 52 East Asian international students and 126 North American students. Results indicated that a combined effect of perfectionism and acculturative stress accounted for more than 30% of the variance related to…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Acculturation, Stress Variables
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Schneller, Gregory – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Investigates the stereotypical attitudes of college students toward a variety of social situations involving Asian Americans. Examines the effects of differential labeling of Asian Americans regarding the attitudes held toward them. Results indicate that students did hold stereotypical attitudes toward Asian Americans and that these attitudes were…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Counseling, Ethnic Bias
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