alexa Development of an Acculturative Stress Scale for International Students: preliminary findings.


Journal of Health Education Research & Development

Author(s): Sandhu DS, Asrabadi BR

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Abstract Description of the development and testing of a new 36-item scale in Likert format, designed to assess the acculturative stress of international students, includes perceived discrimination, homesickness, fear, guilt, perceived hatred, and stress due to change (cultural shock), identified as major contributing factors. The psychometric properties of this instrument and implications for use by mental health practitioners are discussed. This article was published in Psychol Rep and referenced in Journal of Health Education Research & Development

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