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Rethinking the concept of acculturation: implications for theory and research.
- S. Schwartz, J. Unger, Byron L Zamboanga, J. Szapocznik
- Psychology, Medicine
- The American psychologist
- 1 May 2010
This article presents an expanded model of acculturation among international migrants and their immediate descendants. Acculturation is proposed as a multidimensional process consisting of the… Expand
The AHIMSA Acculturation Scale:
Acculturation has been associated with adolescent health-risk behaviors. Most acculturation scales are inappropriate for adolescent surveys because they are too long, are not applicable to differing… Expand
Association of Electronic Cigarette Use With Initiation of Combustible Tobacco Product Smoking in Early Adolescence.
IMPORTANCE Exposure to nicotine in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is becoming increasingly common among adolescents who report never having smoked combustible tobacco. OBJECTIVE To evaluate… Expand
Acculturation, Physical Activity, and Fast-Food Consumption Among Asian-American and Hispanic Adolescents
- J. Unger, Kim Reynolds, Sohaila Shakib, D. Spruijt-Metz, P. Sun, C. A. Johnson
- Journal of Community Health
- 1 December 2004
Previous studies have implicated acculturation to the US as a risk factor for unhealthy behaviors among Hispanic and Asian-American adolescents, including substance use, violence, and unsafe sex.… Expand
Cultural values and substance use in a multiethnic sample of California adolescents
- J. Unger, A. Ritt-Olson, L. Terán, Terry T.-K. Huang, Beth Hoffman, P. Palmer
- 1 January 2002
As the U.S. becomes increasingly multicultural, traditional values from various cultures will influence health-related attitudes and behaviors for a greater number of adolescents in the U.S.… Expand
Association Between Initial Use of e-Cigarettes and Subsequent Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Importance The public health implications of e-cigarettes depend, in part, on whether e-cigarette use affects the risk of cigarette smoking. Objective To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis… Expand
Posttraumatic Growth among Adolescents
This study examined posttraumatic growth (PTG), the construing of benefits from a traumatic event, in a sample of 435 mostly Hispanic adolescentswho experienced a major life event within the previous… Expand
Stress, Coping, and Social Support among Homeless Youth
Evaluated in this study was the extent to which stress, coping strategies, and social support were associated with depressive symptoms, poor physical health, and substance use in homeless youth. Data… Expand
English language use as a risk factor for smoking initiation among Hispanic and Asian American adolescents: evidence for mediation by tobacco-related beliefs and social norms.
- J. Unger, T. Cruz, +5 authors C. Johnson
- Medicine, Psychology
- Health psychology : official journal of the…
- 1 September 2000
Acculturation increases the risk of smoking among Hispanic and Asian American adolescents, but the underlying mechanisms are not understood. This study examined associations between English language… Expand
Smoking patterns of Asian-American youth in California and their relationship with acculturation.
- X. Chen, J. Unger, T. Cruz, C. Johnson
- The Journal of adolescent health : official…
- 1 May 1999
PURPOSE To examine patterns of smoking behavior among subgroups of Asian-American youth in California and their relationship with acculturation status. METHODS Data were from the 1990-1996… Expand