Racial discrimination stress, coping, and depressive symptoms among Asian Americans: A moderation analysis.

  title={Racial discrimination stress, coping, and depressive symptoms among Asian Americans: A moderation analysis.},
  author={Meifen Wei and Puncky Paul Heppner and Tsun-Yao Ku and Kelly Yu-Hsin Liao},
  journal={Asian American Journal of Psychology},
The purpose of our study was to explore: (a) the association between racial discrimination stress and depressive symptoms, and (b) how coping (e.g., individualistic/collectivistic and dispositional/situation-specific coping) attenuated or strengthened this association specifically among Asian Americans. Data were collected from 201 Asian Americans in a large Midwestern state university through an online survey. Results from a hierarchical regression indicated that racial discrimination stress… 

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