Minority-Related Stressors and Coping Processes Among African American College Students

  title={Minority-Related Stressors and Coping Processes Among African American College Students},
  author={Tawanda M. Greer and Kathleen D. Chwalisz},
  journal={Journal of College Student Development},
  pages={388 - 404}
This study is an investigation of stress and coping among African American students at a predominantly White college/university (PWCU) and a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) and their relationship to academic performance. Participants were 203 African American students (101 from a mid-size predominantly White midwestern state university and 102 from an HBCU located on the East Coast). Perceived stress, minority status stress, and coping behaviors were measured. Multivariate… 

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