Navigation Links
Attitude Towards Ethnic Identity Impacts Stress Levels

A positive attitude towards one's ethnic identity can help teenagers manage stress better than those who have a negative attitude, according to a new study.//

Lisa Kiang and colleagues at the department of psychology at Wake Forest University studied 415 ninth-graders from Chinese and Mexican backgrounds. They found that the ethnic identity of the participants had an impact on their daily psychological well-being, according to a release on the university website.

Each participant was asked to fill out a questionnaire regarding their feelings about their ethnic identity.

For two weeks, the students filled out a three-page checklist at the end of each day indicating the kinds of stress they experienced that day.

For example, the students would mark whether they had a lot of schoolwork to complete or if they had a lot of demands made by their family.

They were asked to rate their daily emotional status on a scale from zero to four, including how happy or nervous they felt that day.

Those with higher ethnic regard rated their daily happiness level higher than those who had a more negative attitude towards their ethnic identity, said the study published in the October issue of the journal Child Development.

'Adolescents with a high ethnic regard maintained a generally positive and happy attitude in the face of daily stress,' said Kiang.

'So having positive feelings about one's ethnic group appeared to provide an extra boost of positivity in the individuals' daily lives,' the researcher added.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Attitude affects lifes quality
2. Our Attitude To Food Costing Us A Fortune
3. Attitude Towards AIDS Patients – Time For A Change
4. Attitude Of Male Dominance May Affect Life Expectancy In Men
5. Adolescents Influenced By Maternal Attitude Regarding Weight Control
6. Madhya Pradesh Shows Indifferent Attitude Towards Infant Mortality
7. Risk Attitudes And Consequences Of College Drinking
8. Mother’s Attitude Towards Immunisation Makes it Inaccessible to Childre
9. Coffee Stimulants Could Make us to Change The Attitude
10. Attitudes About Aging Different from Reality
11. Doctors Attitude and Costs Plays a Vital Role in Boosting Medical Tourism in India
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is proud to host ... items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise funds and awareness for ... The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... of DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the ... Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Orleans, LA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... centers in the U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location in ... will occupy the former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , Otomagnetics has ... prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin and carboplatin ... cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting toxicity. Hearing ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Women-owned and Grand Rapids-based workplace wellness ... in Wellness® by Best and Brightest. OnSite Wellness will be honored at the ... 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry Autograph Collection Hotel, located at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , Oct. 2, 2017  Eli Lilly ... its financial results for the third quarter of 2017 ... a conference call on that day with the investment ... performance. The conference call will begin at ... public can access a live webcast of the conference ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... , Oct. 2, 2017 Halo Labs announces the ... analysis system called the HORIZON at MIBio 2017 in ... subvisible and visible particulate matter in biopharmaceutical samples with unprecedented speed ... of the novel technique Backgrounded Membrane Imaging. ... The HORIZON subvisible particle analysis system ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), will host ... webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, beginning at 7:00 ... approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 a.m. (EDT). ... performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom executives will also ... performance, and long-range financial outlook through 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: