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- Minority college students are at increased risk for negative mental health outcomes and self-esteem issues considering acculturative stress and perceived discrimination(Gomez et al.,2011).
- How discrimination is viewed by the individual and how they adjust to dominant culture plays an important role in self-esteem(Halletal.,2015).
- Studies following the relationship between perceived discrimination and acculturative stress rarely look into mental health outcomes along with self-esteem(Paukertetal.,2006;Weietal,2013).
- This research may provide insight into the mechanisms which affect psychological distress(Tonsingetal,2016).
Veronica Fruit, PhD
Scholarly and Creative Works Conference, Dominican University of California
San Rafael, CA
Discrimination, Acculturation, Minorities, Self-esteem, Anxiety
Davis, Danielle, "The Effects of Perceived Discrimination and Acculturative Stress on Ethnic Minority Your Adult Self-Esteem and Anxiety" (2019). Student Research Posters. 95.