Lecture4 - Acculturation & Adjustment PSY M107/AAS M117...

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PSY M107/AAS M117
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Outline Acculturation and Adjustment Unidimensional Models Immigrant Adjustment Hypothesis vs. Immigrant Distress Hypothesis Show me the data Support for both??!!?? Curvilinear relationship? Complex relationship? Bidimensional Models Ying (995) Ryder et al. (2002)
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Acculturation and Adjustment: Unidimensional Models Two competing hypotheses: 1) Positive relationship: Immigrant Adjustment Hypothesis 2) Negative relationship: Immigrant Distress Hypothesis & the Epidemiological Paradox Acculturation as unidimensional.
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Is Acculturation good for you? Immigrant Adjustment hypothesis Acculturation is a process of adaptation to a new cultural environment Acculturation to mainstream culture shows adaptability, and mastery in new social and occupational contexts Acculturating helps you function with less stress and greater ease.
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Is Acculturation bad for you? Immigrant Distress hypothesis
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course PSYCH M107 taught by Professor Liu during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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Lecture4 - Acculturation & Adjustment PSY M107/AAS M117...

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