Acculturation style and psychological functioning in children of immigrants.


Journal Article

Thirty-four immigrants, predominantly Asian, and their 48 children were assessed for relationship of acculturation style to children's psychological functioning. Children of parents accepting the majority culture scored higher in social competence. Many of the children reported as having extreme behavioral problems had rejected their ethnic culture.

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Cited Authors

  • Pawliuk, N; Grizenko, N; Chan-Yip, A; Gantous, P; Mathew, J; Nguyen, D

Published Date

  • January 1, 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 66 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 111 - 121

PubMed ID

  • 8720648

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8720648

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1939-0025

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9432

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/h0080161


  • eng