Minority Stress , Perceived Bicultural Competence , and Depressive Symptoms Among Ethnic Minority College Students

  title={Minority Stress , Perceived Bicultural Competence , and Depressive Symptoms Among Ethnic Minority College Students},
  author={Meifen Wei and Kelly Yu-Hsin Liao and Ruth Chu-Lien Chao and Pei-Chun Tsai},
Based on biculturalism theory (LaFromboise, Coleman, & Gerton, 1993), the present study examined the direct effect of perceived bicultural competence (PBC) on depressive symptoms, and PBC as a potential coping resource to moderate the association between minority stress and depressive symptoms. Participants were 167 Asian American, African American, and Latino/a American students at a predominantly White Midwest university. Results from a hierarchical regression analysis suggested that (a… CONTINUE READING
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