Acculturation Gap, Intergenerational Conflict, Parenting Style, and Youth Distress in Immigrant Chinese American Families

@article{Lim2008AcculturationGI,
  title={Acculturation Gap, Intergenerational Conflict, Parenting Style, and Youth Distress in Immigrant Chinese American Families},
  author={Soh-Leong Lim and May Yeh and June Liang and Anna S. Lau and Kristen M. McCabe},
  journal={Marriage \& Family Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={106 - 84}
}
This study examined mother–child acculturation gaps in relationship to youth distress and the possible mediating role of parent–child conflict and parenting style in a sample of 81 Chinese American families. Hierarchical multiple regression analyses provided partial support for a relationship between acculturation gaps and youth distress. No mediators of this relationship were found; however, post-hoc analyses indicated that intergenerational conflict and parenting style were associated with… 
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