Acculturation Style and Psychological Functioning in Children of Immigrants
Référence bibliographique 
Pawliuk, Nicole, Grizenko, Natalie, Chan-Yip, Alice, Gantous, Peter, Mathew, Jane et Nguyen, Diem. 1996. «Acculturation Style and Psychological Functioning in Children of Immigrants ». American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, vol. 66, no 1, p. 111-121.
Intentions : « The present study examined psychological functioning in a pediatric sample of children of immigrant parents as it pertained to acculturation style and social variables related to immigration. » (p. 112)
Questions/Hypothèses : « It was hypothesized that integrated children and children of integrated parents would show less psychological dysfunction than would children and parents who had adapted a separation or marginalized acculturation style. It was also hypothesized that children who differed from their parents in acculturation style would display greater psychological dysfunction. » (p. 113)
Matériau/Échantillon : « The sample was recruited from a Montreal pediatric clinic with a multi-ethnic population. The pediactic group consisted of 23 obys and 25 girls aged 6.5-17 years. Eleven of the children has been born outside Canada […] and had emigrated between 1982 ans 1990. […] The parent group consisted of one parent from each of 34 families; 74 % mothers and 26% fathers [...]. Twenty-four of the families had one child, seven families had two children, two had three children, and one familiy had four children. » (p. 113)
Instrument : - Scale based on the Bicultural Involvement Questionnaire (Szapocznik et al, 1980); - Sociodemographic questionnaire; - Revised Child Behavior Profile (Achenback + Edelbrock, 1983); - Depression Self-Rating Scale (Birleson, 1981); - What I Think and Feel Scale (Reynold + Richmond, 1978); - Children’s Psychosomatic Symptom Checklist (Wisniewski, Nagliere + Mulick, 1988); - Hare Self-Esteem Scale (Corcoran + Fisher, 1987).
Type de traitement des données : Analyse statistique