The experience of acculturative stress-related growth from immigrants’ perspectives

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Kim, Junhyoung; Kim, Hakjun;
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being,volume 8 (issn: 1748-2631, eissn: 1748-2631)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/qhw.v8i0.21355, pmc: PMC3784669
  • Subject: psychology; social psychology | acculturative stress; stress-related growth; older Korean immigrants; meaningful activity | Acculturative stress | stress-related growth | meaningful activity | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | older Korean immigrants | Empirical Study

Previous literature has mainly focused on the positive effects of stress associated with disability and illness, called stressrelated growth. Little research has explored positive changes as a result of acculturative stress among a group of immigrants. In particular, ol... View more
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