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Stress Coping Behavior and Mediation Effect of Social Competence within the Influence Relation where the Effect of Stress of the Children from Multicultural Families on their School Adjustment
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Stress Coping Behavior and Mediation Effect of Social Competence within the Influence Relation where the Effect of Stress of the Children from Multicultural Families on their School Adjustment
Sim, Mi Young; Lee, Dool Nyeo;
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 Abstract
This study examined the mediating effects of the stress coping behavior and social competence of children from multicultural families to determine the influential relationships between their stress and school adjustment. The analysis results show that stress had overall negative effects on the school adjustment of children from multicultural families and also on their stress coping behavior and social competence. For the indirect effects, both their stress coping behavior and social competence had positive indirect effects on their school adjustment. Stress did not have significant direct effects on their school adjustment. These findings suggest that stress coping behavior and social competence have full mediating effects between their stress and school adjustment. These findings highlight the need for directions of school education and various program interventions to improve the stress coping and social adjustment competence of children from multicultural families, offering practical implications to enhance their school adjustment.
 Keywords
Children from Multicultural Families;School Adjustment;Social Competence;Stress Coping Behavior;
 Language
Korean
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