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 Manoj Sharma and Ashutosh Atri},
  journal={International quarterly of community health education},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={
          55-68
        }
}
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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