Psychological Theory and Implications for Asian Americans
- 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...
- 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...
- Acculturation Factors and Substance Use Among Asian American Youth. Thao Le; Deborah Goebert; Judy Wallen // Journal of Primary Prevention;Jul2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3/4, p453
Abstractï¿½ï¿½In this study of 329 Cambodian, Chinese, Laotian/Mien, and Vietnamese youth in Oakland, California, acculturation factors of individualism-collectivism and acculturative dissonance were examined as risk and protective factors for substance use. Results of structural equation...
- Wrapping and Unwrapping Emotions: Clinical Practice with East Asian Immigrant Elders. Shibusawa, Tazuko; Chung, Irene // Clinical Social Work Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p312
Using the cultural norm of the way gifts are wrapped, unwrapped, and exchanged as a metaphor for interpersonal connections, this paper presents the way therapists can establish therapeutic relationships with East Asian clients who do not express emotions openly. We first discuss the ways in...
- Psychological-mindedness: A conceptual model. Hall, Jennifer A. // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1992, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p131
Reviews definitions of psychological-mindedness and presents a conceptual model for it. Applications of the concept of psychological-mindedness within the field of clinical psychology; Interest/ability dimension of psychological-mindedness; Intellect/affect dimension.
- Winning with or without the trophy. Goodman, S. // Current Health 2;Sep88, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14
Discusses competition in terms of winning. Unhealthy behavior; Tips about competition; Goals; Setbacks. INSET: Famous winning words..