The Impact of Personality Traits and Acculturation on the Mental Health of Korean American Adolescents

  title={The Impact of Personality Traits and Acculturation on the Mental Health of Korean American Adolescents},
  author={Minjeong G Kim and Jyu-Lin Chen and Susan Kools and Sandra Weiss},
Adaptation to a new culture can be highly stressful, especially during challenging developmental stages such as adolescence. The ways in which adolescents adapt to a culture and their resulting well-being may be influenced substantially by their personality traits as well as the degree to which they are aligned with the values of the new culture. Korean Americans are one of the fastest growing immigrant groups in the US, including a burgeoning population of Korean youth. The purpose of this… CONTINUE READING
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