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Perceived Racial Discrimination and Psychological Distress Among Asian American Adolescents: Moderating Roles of Family Racial Socialization and Nativity Status

Abstract This dissertation used the risk and resilience framework to examine the associations between perceived racial discrimination, family racial socialization, nativity status, and psychological distress. Regression analyses were conducted to test the links between perceived racial discrimination and psychological distress and the moderation on these associations by family racial socialization and nativity status. Results suggest, for U.S.-born adolescents, cultural socialization strengthened the relation between subtle racial discrimination and anxiety symptoms. In addition, promotion of mistrust buffered the relations of both subtle and blatant racial discrimination on depressive symptoms. For foreign-born adolescents, promotion of mistrust ex... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Burrola, Kimberly (Author) / Yoo, Hyung Chol (Advisor) / Umana-Taylor, Adriana J. (Advisor) / Eggum, Natalie (Committee member) / Kulis, Stephen (Committee member) / Updegraff, Kimberly (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mental health / Psychology / Asian American studies / Anxiety Symptoms / Asian American / Depressive Symptoms / Nativity Status / Racial Socialization
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 184 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Family and Human Development 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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