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Home Study: Comparison of Coping, Stress, and Life Satisfaction Between Taiwanese and U.S. College Students 

03-02-2017 13:15

Comparison of Coping, Stress, and Life Satisfaction Between Taiwanese and U.S. College Students
by Philip B. Gnilka; Jeffrey S. Ashby; Kenneth B. Matheny; Y. Barry Chung; Yuhsuan Chang
Volume 37, Issue 03 - July 2015

Measures of coping resources, perceived stress, and life satisfaction were used to compare 120 Taiwanese men, 387 Taiwanese women, 114 U.S. women, and 264 U.S. men currently in college. While no differences were found in overall coping resources and perceived stress, U.S. students reported greater life satisfaction than Taiwanese students. Models for predicting life satisfaction from perceived stress and coping resources were significant for both genders within each country. Implications for counselors are discussed.

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AMHCA will provide 1.0 CE for reading and completing the accompanying quiz with a passing grade (80% or higher). American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) has been approved to provide continuing education by the National Board for Certified Counselors and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. All sales are final - home study registrations are non-refundable.

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