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Yeh, Christine J.; Borrero, Noah E.; Tito, Patsy – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study investigated family intergenerational conflict and collective self-esteem as predictors of depression in a sample of 128 Samoan middle and high school students. Simultaneous regression analyses revealed that each independent variable significantly contributed to an overall model that accounted for 13% of the variance in depression.…
Descriptors: Samoan Americans, Depression (Psychology), Self Esteem, Predictor Variables
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Rust, Jonathan P.; Jackson, Margo A.; Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Blumberg, Fran C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Biculturalism was examined as a factor that may positively affect the academic achievement of African American high school students, beyond cultural identity and self-esteem. Hierarchical regression analyses determined that cultural identity and academic self-esteem were important factors for academic achievement, but not biculturalism.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biculturalism, High School Students, African American Students
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Vacek, Kimberly R.; Coyle, Laura D.; Vera, Elizabeth M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This study examined hope, optimism, self-esteem, social support, stress, and indices of subjective well-being (SWB) in 137 low-income, urban, ethnic minority adolescents. Hope, optimism, and self-esteem were significant predictors of SWB indices, but stress predicted only 1 SWB index: negative affect. No moderators of stress and negative affect…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Low Income Groups
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Torres, Lucas; Rollock, David – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2009
Among 96 Latino adults, active coping accounted for variance in global self-esteem beyond that of biculturalism and sociodemographic indicators. The findings highlight the importance of accounting for the way Latino adults approach negotiating multiple cultural contexts. Extending acculturation research to integrate competence-based formulations…
Descriptors: Coping, Biculturalism, Hispanic Americans, Spanish Speaking
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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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Worrell, Frank C.; Cross, William E., Jr. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This article describes a study that examined the reliability and validity of scores on the Big Five Inventory (BFI; O. P. John, E. M. Donahue, & R. L. Kentle, 1991) in a sample of 336 African American college students. Results from the study indicated moderate reliability and structural validity for BFI scores. Additionally, BFI subscales had few…
Descriptors: Test Validity, African American Students, College Students, Social Desirability