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Age, Acculturation, Cultural Adjustment, and Mental Health Symptoms of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Immigrant Youths

Age, Acculturation, Cultural Adjustment, and Mental Health Symptoms of Chinese, Korean, and... This study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean immigrant juniorhigh and high school students(N = 319) investigatedthe association between age, acculturation, cultural adjustmentdifficulties, and general mental health concerns. Hierarchicalregression analyses determined that among all of the independentvariables, age, acculturation, and cultural adjustmentdifficulties had significant predictive effects on mental healthsymptoms. Implications for theory, research, and practiceare addressed, particularly as they relate to developmental issues amongimmigrant youths. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology American Psychological Association

Age, Acculturation, Cultural Adjustment, and Mental Health Symptoms of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Immigrant Youths

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Publisher
American Psychological Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2003 American Psychological Association
ISSN
1099-9809
eISSN
1939-0106
DOI
10.1037/1099-9809.9.1.34
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Abstract

This study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean immigrant juniorhigh and high school students(N = 319) investigatedthe association between age, acculturation, cultural adjustmentdifficulties, and general mental health concerns. Hierarchicalregression analyses determined that among all of the independentvariables, age, acculturation, and cultural adjustmentdifficulties had significant predictive effects on mental healthsymptoms. Implications for theory, research, and practiceare addressed, particularly as they relate to developmental issues amongimmigrant youths.

Journal

Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority PsychologyAmerican Psychological Association

Published: Feb 1, 2003

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