Enhancing Social Support, Hardiness, and Acculturation to Improve Mental Health among Asian Indian International Students

@article{Kanekar2009EnhancingSS,
  title={Enhancing Social Support, Hardiness, and Acculturation to Improve Mental Health among Asian Indian International Students},
  author={Amar Kanekar and M. Sharma and A. Atri},
  journal={International Quarterly of Community Health Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={55 - 68}
}
  • Amar Kanekar, M. Sharma, A. Atri
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Quarterly of Community Health Education
  • International students, upon relocation to a foreign country, undergo a major life event which can cause distress that can potentially affect their mental health. This study pilot tested an internet-based intervention to enhance the social support, hardiness, and acculturation among students of Asian Indian origin at a large midwestern university. A pretest-posttest randomized design was employed. The pretest was administered to 60 students who were then randomly assigned to experimental and… CONTINUE READING
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