Acculturative Stress , Perfectionism , Years in the United States , and Depression Among Chinese International Students

@inproceedings{Wei2007AcculturativeS,
  title={Acculturative Stress , Perfectionism , Years in the United States , and Depression Among Chinese International Students},
  author={Meifen Wei and Puncky Paul Heppner and Michael J. Mallen and Tsun-Yao Ku and Kelly Yu-Hsin Liao and Tsui-feng Wu},
  year={2007}
}
The present study examined whether maladaptive perfectionism (i.e., discrepancy between expectations and performance) and length of time in the United States moderated the association between acculturative stress and depression. Data were collected through online surveys from 189 Chinese international students from China and Taiwan attending a midwestern university. Results from a hierarchical regression showed that there were significant main effects of acculturative stress and maladaptive… CONTINUE READING

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