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Acculturation Gap, Family Conflict and Well-being for Young Adults in Asian American Families

Abstract The relationship between parent and child acculturation gaps and the child's well-being for Asian American families, with the child's perceived family conflict as a potential mediating variable were examined in this study. In addition to linear relationships of acculturation gaps, curvilinear relationships were also examined. The sample consisted of 165 first or second generation Asian Americans, aged between 18 to 22. Results indicated that native culture gap is predictive of participants' self-report of depression, and family conflict did function as a mediator to the relationship between native culture gap and depression. The curvilinear relationship between acculturation gaps and well-being was not supported by the results o... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Shi, Yue (Author) / Tracey, Terence (Advisor) / Homer, Judith (Committee member) / Atkinson, Robert (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Acculturation / Asian / Conflict / Well-being
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 73 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Counseling Psychology 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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