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  Subjects -> PSYCHOLOGY (Total: 875 journals)
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Acción Psicológica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Colombiana de Psicología     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Acta Comportamentalia     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Acta de Investigación Psicológica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Psychologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Activités     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Actualidades en Psicologia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ad verba Liberorum : Journal of Linguistics & Pedagogy & Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Addictive Behaviors Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
ADHD Report The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40)
Advances in Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 73)
Advances in Physiotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 55)
Advances in Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 59)
Advances in the Study of Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
African Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Sport Facilitation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Aggression and Violent Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 402)
Aggressive Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Ágora - studies in psychoanalytic theory     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Aletheia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Behavioral Scientist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
American Imago     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Applied Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 35)
American Journal of Community Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
American Journal of Health Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Psychoanalysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
American Psychologist     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 176)
Anales de Psicología     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Análise Psicológica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Análisis y Modificación de Conducta     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Annual Review of Clinical Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 67)
Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Annual Review of Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 215)
Anuario de Psicología / The UB Journal of Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Anuario de Psicología Jurídica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Anxiety, Stress & Coping: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Applied and Preventive Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Applied Cognitive Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 67)
Applied Neuropsychology : Adult     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Applied Neuropsychology : Child     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Applied Psychological Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Applied Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 136)
Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Archive for the Psychology of Religion / Archiv für Religionspychologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Archives of Scientific Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Arquivos Brasileiros de Psicologia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asia-Pacific Psychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Asian American Journal of Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Asian Journal of Business Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Assessment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
At-Tajdid : Jurnal Ilmu Tarbiyah     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Attention, Perception & Psychophysics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Australian Journal of Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Australian Psychologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Autism Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Autism Research and Treatment     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
Autism's Own     Open Access  
Autism-Open Access     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Avaliação Psicológica     Open Access  
Avances en Psicologia Latinoamericana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Balint Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Barbaroi     Open Access  
Basic and Applied Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Behavior Analysis in Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Behavior Analyst     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Behavior Modification     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Behavior Research Methods     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Behavior Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47)
Behavioral Development Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription  
Behavioral Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Behavioral Neuroscience     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 53)
Behavioral Sciences & the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Behavioral Sleep Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Behaviormetrika     Hybrid Journal  
Behaviour     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Behaviour Research and Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 153)
Behavioural Processes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Biofeedback     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
BioPsychoSocial Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
BMC Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy: An International Journal for Theory, Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Boletim Academia Paulista de Psicologia     Open Access  
Boletim de Psicologia     Open Access  
Brain Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
British Journal of Clinical Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 129)
British Journal of Developmental Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 36)
British Journal of Educational Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
British Journal of Health Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 42)
British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
British Journal of Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 58)
British Journal of Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 65)
British Journal of Social Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 33)
Burnout Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Cadernos de psicanálise (Rio de Janeiro)     Open Access  
Cadernos de Psicologia Social do Trabalho     Open Access  
Canadian Art Therapy Association     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Psychology / Psychologie canadienne     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology     Hybrid Journal  
Cendekia : Jurnal Kependidikan dan Kemasyarakatan     Open Access  
Child Development Perspectives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Child Development Research     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Ciencia Cognitiva     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ciencia e Interculturalidad     Open Access  
Ciências & Cognição     Open Access  
Ciencias Psicológicas     Open Access  
Clínica y Salud     Open Access  
Clinical Medicine Insights : Psychiatry     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Clinical Psychological Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Clinical Psychologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 68)
Clinical Psychology and Special Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Clinical Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Coaching Psykologi - The Danish Journal of Coaching Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cogent Psychology     Open Access  
Cógito     Open Access  
Cognition & Emotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Cognitive Neuropsychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Cognitive Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 63)
Cognitive Research : Principles and Implications     Open Access  
Consciousness and Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Construção Psicopedagógica     Open Access  
Consulting Psychology Journal : Practice and Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Contagion : Journal of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Contemporary Educational Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Contemporary School Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Contextos Clínicos     Open Access  
Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Counseling Psychologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Counselling and Psychotherapy Research : Linking research with practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Counselling and Values     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Counselling Psychology Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Couple and Family Psychoanalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Couple and Family Psychology : Research and Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Creativity Research Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Creativity. Theories - Research - Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Criminal Justice Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Cuadernos de Neuropsicología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos de Psicologia del Deporte     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Psicopedagogía     Open Access  
Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Cultural-Historical Psychology     Open Access  
Culturas Psi     Open Access  
Culture and Brain     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Current Addiction Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Current Directions In Psychological Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Opinion in Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Current Psychological Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Current Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Current psychology letters     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Current Research in Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Decision     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Depression and Anxiety     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Depression Research and Treatment     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Developmental Neuropsychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Developmental Psychobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Developmental Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 45)
Diagnostica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Dialectica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Discourse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Diversitas: Perspectivas en Psicologia     Open Access  
Drama Therapy Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Dreaming     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Drogues, santé et société     Full-text available via subscription  
Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Ecopsychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
ECOS - Estudos Contemporâneos da Subjetividade     Open Access  
Educational Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47)
Educazione sentimentale     Full-text available via subscription  
Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Elpis - Czasopismo Teologiczne Katedry Teologii Prawosławnej Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku     Open Access  
Emotion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
Emotion Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
En-Claves del pensamiento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Enseñanza e Investigacion en Psicologia     Open Access  
Epiphany     Open Access   (Followers: 3)

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Journal Cover Asian American Journal of Psychology
  [SJR: 0.392]   [H-I: 14]   [5 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 1948-1985 - ISSN (Online) 1948-1993
   Published by APA Homepage  [74 journals]
  • Microaggressions and self-esteem in emerging Asian American adults: The
           moderating role of racial socialization.
    • Abstract: The current study explores the moderating role of racial socialization in the relation between experiences of racial microaggressions and individual self-esteem and racial microaggressions and collective self-esteem for Asian American emerging adults. Asian American emerging adults (Mage = 23.83 years, SD = 2.83; N = 87) completed the Racial and Ethnic Microaggression Scale, the Perceived Racial Socialization Scale, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, and the Collective Self-Esteem Scale. Results suggest a negative correlation between racial microaggression experiences with both individual self-esteem, r = −.34, p = .001 and public self-esteem, r = −.35, p = .001, a component of collective self-esteem. Depending on type and level of message, racial socialization may serve as a protective factor in racial microaggressions and self-esteem relations. Specifically, results suggest a significant interaction when promotion of mistrust was tested as a moderator of the microaggressions–individual self-esteem relation (b = .063, SE = .026), t(86) = 2.47, p = .015, where the relation between microaggressions and self-esteem was only significant at low and moderate levels of promotion of mistrust. Promotion of mistrust also moderated the microaggressions–private self-esteem relation (b = .045, SE = .02), t(86) = 2.30, p = .024. However, when promotion of mistrust moderated this relation, the relation was nonsignificant at all levels (low, moderate, and high). An examination of simple slopes suggests a change in the direction of the relation between microaggressions and private self-esteem from negative for low and moderate levels of promotion of mistrust to positive for high levels of promotion of mistrust. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • An examination of attitudes toward gender and sexual violence among Asian
           Indians in the United States.
    • Abstract: Although issues of gender and violence among immigrant communities have gained some recognition, little is known about the role of cultural factors in attitudes toward gender and sexual violence among Asian Indians in the United States. This study investigated the relationship between ethnic identity and gender-related attitudes, attitudes toward sexual violence among Asian Indians, and whether gender and nativity (U.S.-born and foreign-born) predict attitudes toward gender and sexual violence. Participants were 175 Asian Indians living in the United States (127 women and 48 men; 128 born outside the United States and 47 born in the U.S). Measures of ethnic identity, gender role attitudes, sex role egalitarianism, and rape myth acceptance were administered online. Results indicated that stronger ethnic identity is associated with more traditional gender role attitudes and less sex role egalitarianism. Foreign-born Asian Indians and men reported more traditional gender role attitudes and less sex role egalitarianism when compared with U.S.-born participants and women, respectively. Contrary to expectations, ethnic identity, gender, and nativity did not predict rape myth acceptance. The findings call attention to the intertwined nature of ethnicity and gender, and to differences in ethnic identity and gender role socialization within Asian Indian subgroups. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • Mental-illness stigma among Korean immigrants: Role of culture and
           destigmatization strategies.
    • Abstract: Mental-illness stigma is a well-documented problem in the Korean American immigrant community, and the need for antistigma programs is widely acknowledged. However, there is limited information on the ways in which this mental-health stigma is manifested in shaping views toward people with mental illness in the Korean-immigrant community—as well as on how to tackle the problem. To address the gap, this study used an exploratory design and 18 key-informant (KI) interviews were conducted via focus-group meetings with key leaders of the Korean-immigrant community in the San Francisco Bay Area. The study findings reveal stigmatized beliefs (e.g., being dangerous, out of control, and abnormal) and behaviors (e.g., social distance) toward people with mental illness, as well as cultural values that reinforce the stigma in the Korean-immigrant community. Our findings demonstrate an urgent need to ameliorate the stigma associated with mental illness. They also suggest that antistigma programs developed for Korean immigrant communities should emphasize community-based education that employs indirect approaches to preserve confidentiality and cultural values, as well as culturally and linguistically competent mental health services. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 11 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • MMPI-2 profiles among Asian American missionary candidates: Gendered
           comparisons for ethnicity and population norms.
    • Abstract: There is currently a significant dearth of literature pertaining to the use of popular assessment instruments with ethnic minorities, including the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)-2. We examined standard MMPI-2 Scale scores from a sample of 508 male (n = 43 Asian Americans) and 665 female (n = 71 Asian Americans) missionary candidates, comparing scale means between ethnicities by gender and, for the Asian American participants, with the gendered MMPI-2 normative samples. Our within-sample findings support the existing literature with regard to Asian Americans obtaining higher mean scores than Whites for scales F, L, and D (among women), and scale Si (both men and women), while comparison with the MMPI-2 norms supported these findings for scales L and D. Other within-sample clinical scale differences were also observed, but mean scores for all these scales were in the modal range and do not suggest an ethnically distinct interpretive strategy. Religious and candidacy influences were a plausible explanation for most of the obtained validity scale means. However, among Asian American women, L scale elevations were significantly higher and may reflect the continuing relevance of ethnic considerations in evaluating MMPI-2 profile validity among even fairly acculturated women. Thus, our findings both support some of the existent research and validate the need for further studies of specific Asian American subgroups. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 04 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • Developing minority leaders: Key success factors of Asian Americans.
    • Abstract: Traditional leadership programs may not address the unique developmental needs of ethnic minorities. Whereas traditional leadership development is based on the assumptions, values, and behaviors of the Western mainstream ideals, our research uses a culture-specific approach to understand the unique needs of ethnic minority leaders, namely, Asian Americans. We focus on Asian Americans because they are least represented in U.S. management ranks, despite having the most education, training, and work experience. Our central research question is “What are the key success factors of Asian American leaders'” Qualitative interviews with 39 key informants (of East Asian descent, and 2 non-Asian Americans), ranging from middle managers to CEOs, at Fortune 500 companies, representing a variety of industries (accounting, aerospace, banking, digital imaging, energy, entertainment, food service, health care, medical, retail, technology, and telecommunication) identified 8 key success factors (i.e., qualities that promote upward mobility in the management hierarchy): cultural acumen, rules of success, leadership branding, communication, social decorum, leadership aspiration, career determinism, and cultural inclusion. Each success factor was defined, along with identification of its key issues, causes, consequences, and actions taken for cultivating the success factors. Results offer guidance for individual leadership development and for organizations to develop culture-specific leadership interventions that complement current mainstream training approaches. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • “Annual Review of Asian American Psychology, 2015”: Correction
           to Kiang et al. (2016).
    • Abstract: Reports an error in "Annual Review of Asian American psychology, 2015" by Lisa Kiang, Charissa S. L. Cheah, Virginia W. Huynh, Yijie Wang and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (Asian American Journal of Psychology, 2016[Dec], Vol 7[4], 219-255). In the article, the last author’s name was misspelled. The online version of this article has been corrected. (The following abstract of the original article appeared in record 2016-57154-001.) As the seventh in the series, this annual review of research on Asian American psychology focused on the 332 articles that were identified by PsycINFO as being published in 2015 and that met the inclusion criteria established by prior reviews. Consistent with prior annual reviews, these articles were coded for 4 domain themes: study topic, methodology, participant characteristics (i.e., ethnicity), and age range/developmental period of the sample. In addition to presenting a brief summary of our coding results, we also present a more detailed synthesis and evaluation of empirical work centered around the distinctive status of Asian Americans as members of cultural, immigrant, and minority groups. Trends and patterns in the field and concrete suggestions for future research are discussed throughout the review. A discussion of limitations of our review is also provided. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • Loss of face, intergenerational family conflict, and depression among
           Asian American and European American college students.
    • Abstract: Asian-American college students have reported higher scores of depression than European-American college students. This study examined the mediating effects of loss of face and intergenerational family conflict between race/ethnicity and depression and hypothesized that these variables would explain previously observed depression differences. The sample consisted of 488 undergraduate students: 209 self-identified as Asian American and 279 as European American. Participants filled out paper-and-pencil questionnaires. As predicted, the study found that Asian Americans reported higher scores on depression, loss of face, and intergenerational family conflict than European Americans. Loss of face explained more variance in depression among Asian Americans than European Americans. However, intergenerational family conflict explained equal levels of variance in depression for both groups. A structural equation model revealed that the relationship between race/ethnicity and depression was fully mediated by loss of face and intergenerational family conflict. In conclusion, using the disentangling approach, differences in depression scores between Asian-American and European-American college students can be explained by differences in culturally relevant constructs, such as loss of face and intergenerational family conflict. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • Social anxiety in Asian Americans: Integrating personality and cultural
           factors.
    • Abstract: The purpose of this study was to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of social anxiety in Asian Americans by integrating personality and cultural factors that might affect social anxiety in this population. Asian American adults (N = 255) responded to an online survey, in which they completed measures of the Big Five traits (BFI; Benet-Martínez & John, 1998), Bicultural Identity Integration (BIIS-1; Benet-Martínez & Haritatos, 2005), acculturation and enculturation (AAMAS; Chung, Kim, & Abreu, 2004), and social anxiety (SIAS; Mattick & Clarke, 1998). As hypothesized, the acculturation/enculturation and BII constructs (BII-Conflict and BII-Distance) were fairly independent. When only cultural variables were considered, acculturation and BII-Conflict were comparable predictors of social anxiety. However, only BII-Conflict, and not BII-Distance or acculturation/enculturation, contributed incremental prediction of social anxiety beyond the Big Five traits. An integrated model—in which selected Big Five traits predicted acculturation/enculturation and BII, which, in turn, predicted social anxiety—fit the data well. In this model, Neuroticism had both a direct and indirect effect via BII-Conflict on social anxiety, Extraversion had only a direct effect on social anxiety, and Extraversion and Openness to Experience predicted some of the cultural variables. Overall, the findings support the value of integrating personality and cultural constructs in predicting social anxiety in Asian Americans. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:00:00 GMT
       
  • Parenting variables associated with growth mindset: An examination of
           three Chinese-heritage samples.
    • Abstract: An incremental theory of intelligence (TOI), the belief that intelligence is malleable and can be improved through effort, is associated with children’s academic achievement, mastery goals, and overall psychological well-being. Although the positive impact of TOI is well established, less is known about socialization factors such as parenting that foster these orientations. We posited that both autonomy support (AS) and psychological control (PC) may promote incremental TOI among Chinese heritage fourth- to fifth-grade children and their mothers where socialization has largely been characterized as low in AS and high in PC. However, we examined the possibility that these associations may differ across contexts within the Chinese Diaspora (Beijing, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles) as child rearing evolves as a function of rapid social change and immigration. A multiple-group structural equation model revealed a positive association between child-report of maternal PC and child incremental TOI across all three samples (βBJ = .37, p < .001; βHK = .17, p < .05; βLA = .26, p < .01) and a positive association between child-report of maternal AS and incremental TOI in Hong Kong only (βHK = .41, p < .001). Consistent with past studies, children’s perceptions of parenting were more proximal to child beliefs than mothers’ reports of their own behaviors. These results are discussed in connection with the literature on the dynamic role of culture in shaping parenting and associated developmental outcomes in Asian and Asian American contexts. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT
       
  • Reciprocal relations between social self-efficacy and loneliness among
           Chinese international students.
    • Abstract: Among international students in the United States, those with a Chinese cultural heritage (e.g., students from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong) now constitute the largest group, representing over a 3rd of all such students. However, relatively little is known about the psychosocial factors that may predict successful transition into the United States. As such, independent of the effects of perceived English proficiency and social isolation, the present study assessed the relations between social self-efficacy and loneliness among Chinese international students in a 3-wave cross-lagged study (i.e., timeline ranging from prearrival to their 2nd semester in the United States). Their associations with social isolation and sources of friendship (i.e., U.S. friends, Chinese friends, or international friends) were also examined. Participants were 409 Chinese international students (57% female) enrolled in universities across the United States. Findings revealed bidirectional relations between social self-efficacy and loneliness across all 3 time points. Furthermore, we found that those with higher levels of social self-efficacy had a proportionally higher number of American friends during their 1st semester in the United States. In other words, having perceived close friendships with Americans may be an important factor associated with the social adjustment of Chinese international students. Implications of these findings are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT
       
 
 
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