Psychological Theory and Implications for Asian Americans
- Significant influence of participation in ethnic-specific programs on clinical diagnosis for... Flaskerud, Jacquelyn H.; Akutsu, Phillip D. // Psychological Reports;Jun93 Part 2, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p1228
Studies the significant influence of participation in ethnic-specific programs on clinical psychology diagnosis for Asian Americans. Study conducted in the Los Angeles County mental health system in California; Low percentage of psychotic disorders and other major psychiatric disorders.
- THE EFFECTS OF BEING BORN IN THE UNITED STATES ON THE JOB SATISFACTION OF ASIAN AMERICANS. Weaver, Charles N. // Psychological Reports;Aug2000, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p347
Investigates the possible enduring effects of Asian cultures on the job satisfaction of Asian Americans. Percentage of job satisfaction of Asian Americans, African Americans and European Americans; Demographic and work force characteristics of Asian Americans.
- Work Attitudes of Asian Americans. Weaver, Charles N. // North American Journal of Psychology;2000, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p209
Presents information on a study which compared Asian Americans with African Americans and European Americans on six work attitudes. Background of the work attitudes of Asians; Data and methods used; Results and discussion.
- Asian-American men's acculturation and gender-role conflict. Kim, Elizabeth J.; O'Neil, James M. // Psychological Reports;Aug96, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p95
Assesses three samples of Asian-American men's acculturation and gender-role conflict. Insufficiency of existing research on subject; Differences between Chinese-American, Japanese-American and Korean-American men's acculturation; Four pattern of gender-role conflict; Variables; Canonical...
- Asian Americans and European Americans' stigma levels in response to biological and social explanations of depression. Cheng, Zhen // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;May2015, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p767
Introduction: Mental illness stigma is prevalent among Asian Americans, and it is a key barrier that prevents them from seeking psychological services. Limited studies have experimentally examined how Asian Americans respond to biological and social explanations of mental illness. Understanding...
- Relationship Involvement Among Young Adults: Are Asian American Men an Exceptional Case? Balistreri, Kelly; Joyner, Kara; Kao, Grace // Population Research & Policy Review;Oct2015, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p709
Asian American men and women have been largely neglected in previous studies of romantic relationship formation and status. Using data from the first and fourth waves of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), we examine romantic and sexual involvement among...
- Perceiving Racial/Ethnic Disadvantage and Its Consequences for Self-Esteem among Asian-Americans. Spencer-Rodgers, Julie; Kaiping Peng // International Journal of Psychological Studies;Jun2014, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p117
This study is the first to test experimentally (vs. correlationally) whether perceiving racial/ethnic disadvantage leads to lower self-esteem among Asian-Americans. We manipulated perceived disadvantage by having Asian-American college students recall and write about experiences in which they...
- THE SUINN-LEW ASIAN SELF-IDENTITY ACCULTURATION SCALE: TEST WITH A NON-STUDENT, ASIAN-AMERICAN SAMPLE. OWNBEY, SHIRETTA F.; HORRIDGE, PATRICIA E. // Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal;1998, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p57
Ethnic diversity is a major trend in the United States with Asian Americans constituting a rapidly growing percentage of the population. Consequently, acculturation among Asian-Americans is an important issue since ethnic diversity both offers cultural richness and contributes to challenges for...
- From Discrimination to Affirmative Action: Facts in the Asian American Admissions Controversy. Takagi, Dana Y. // Social Problems;Nov90, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p578
The article examines the history of claimsmaking activity involving Asian American organizations, university officials, state and federal institutions, and nonconservatives within the context of a shifting discourse on admissions. Between 1983 and 1986, Asian Americans charged elite colleges and...