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Marks, Laura Reid; Çiftçi, Ayse – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
The study examined the association between microaggressions and sexual risk behaviors, the mediating role of anxiety, and the moderation of this mediation by bicultural self-efficacy. One hundred twenty-six Black college women (mean age = 20.63) completed a survey. A moderated mediation analysis showed that anxiety partially mediated the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Anxiety, Correlation, Sexuality
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Bettmann, Joanna E.; Prince, Kort C.; Hardy, Clinton J.; Dwumah, Peter – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
Differences between Ghanaian (n = 465) and U.S. (n = 425) college students on the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25; Mollica, Wyshak, de Marneffe, Khuon, & Lavelle, 1987) were examined. Compared with their U.S. counterparts, Ghanaians reported less general distress related to anxiety and depression, more anxiety-specific distress, and no…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Anxiety, Check Lists
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Haley, Melinda; Romero Marin, Merranda; Gelgand, Jessica C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2015
A total of 120 master's-level counseling students were given the Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale and the Counselor Self-Estimate Inventory. Significance was found for all 3 hypotheses: (a) nonnative English-speaking students have significantly more language anxiety than native English-speaking students, (b) nonnative English-speaking…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Counselor Training, Self Efficacy
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Tovar-Murray, Darrick; Tovar-Murray, Maria – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
Interpretative phenomenological analysis was used to explore 10 African American men's perceptions of invisibility. Participants perceived invisibility as an extra unwarranted burden that is accompanied by feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, and anger. Participants also coped with invisibility by finding safe havens within the Black community.…
Descriptors: African Americans, Males, Emotional Response, Anxiety
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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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Xie, Dong; Leong, Frederick T. L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
This study investigated the cross-cultural differences on state, trait, and social anxiety between Chinese and Caucasian American university students. Chinese students reported higher levels of social anxiety than did Caucasian American students. Correlations between trait and state anxiety were compared in light of the trait model of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Anxiety, Cross Cultural Studies, Anglo Americans
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Nelson, Mary Lee; Gizara, Sharon; Hope, Anna Crombach; Phelps, Rosemary; Steward, Robbie; Weitzman, Lauren – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
Sixteen members of the Section for the Advancement of Women conference work group identified themes and issues relevant to a feminist multicultural perspective on supervision. Issues raised included feminist silence and White privilege, the importance of self-examination, the courage to be anxious, personal commitment to uncertainty, and isolation…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Feminism, Supervision, Counselor Training
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Utsey, Shawn O.; McCarthy, Eileen; Eubanks, Robin; Adrian, Genaro – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2002
This study examined causal relationships between anxiety, racism, and self-esteem in a sample of White graduate and undergraduate students (N=169). Results indicated that level of anxiety had a direct effect on anti-Black attitudes, which, in turn, had a direct effect on self-esteem. Implications for counseling interventions aimed at preventing…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Blacks, Causal Models, College Students
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Lufi, Dubi; Tenenbaum, Gershon – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1993
Examined personality traits of kibbutz children (n=130) and compared them to those of city children (n=142). Children completed Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale, Locus of Control for Children, and Persistence Scale for Children. Found differences between kibbutz and city children in locus of control, anxiety, and persistence, and also…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anxiety, Locus of Control, Persistence
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Englehart, Robert J.; Hale, David B. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1990
Used questionnaire to assess the relative frequencies of physical punishment, fingernail biting, and nightmares among Korean, Japanese, and U.S. students. Although frequencies of responses by country showed no major differences in any of the three behavioral categories, chi-square calculations indicated a highly significant departure from what…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Behavior Problems, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; And Others – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1990
Examined cross-cultural variations in stress among Asian and Caucasian graduate students (N=204). Analyzed surveys measuring life stress, physical health complaints, and psychological health. Findings indicated some cross-cultural variations in stress and adjustment among graduate students, with Asian graduate students experiencing fewer stressful…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cognitive Processes, Coping, Cross Cultural Studies
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Cheng, Hsiao-Ping; Page, Richard C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1989
Examined relationships among the levels of academic achievement, sex, anxiety, and self-esteem of junior high school students (N=256) in Taiwan. Found students' anxiety levels were generally negatively related to their levels of self-esteem. Anxiety level did not appear to be related to gender; self-esteem was related to gender with males having…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anxiety, Foreign Countries, Grade 9
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Reed, Michael K.; And Others – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1996
Examined the prevalence of depressive symptoms in an African American female college student sample (n=78) using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI2) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). MMPI-2 was a more conservative scale than BDI in identifying depressive symptom levels. Discusses stress inoculation methods to assist…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anxiety, Black Students, College Students