CROSS CULTURAL STUDY ABOUT COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT STUDY OF CHINA & INDONESIAN COLLEGE STUDENTS: "HOW QUALITIES OF FAMILY CONTRIBUTE SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT"

Rahaju, Soerjantini and English, Alexander and Gusniarti, Uly and Dewi, Anastasia and Jiang, Jin Xin and Verina, Anita and Wen, Xue Qi (2013) CROSS CULTURAL STUDY ABOUT COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT STUDY OF CHINA & INDONESIAN COLLEGE STUDENTS: "HOW QUALITIES OF FAMILY CONTRIBUTE SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT". In: Proceedings Book of International Conference on Psychology in Health, Educational, Social, and Organization Settings (ICP-HESOS). Faculty of Psychology Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, pp. 775-779. ISBN 978-979-99555-7-9

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Abstract

Many studies indicate that study in university bring a big experience for emerging adult, because of the transition. Many factors contributes to the quality of adjustment, it could came from the internal and external. Aspinwall (1992, in Abdullah, Elias, Uli & Mahyuddin, 2010) mentioned that students with family support will be predicted more success in adjustment. Balk (1995, in Wodka) asserting that higher family support may hinder identity exploration and achievement. According to the preliminary survey, social adjustment usually became the most difficult one. So, the aim of this study is to investigate the correlation between Family Function and Students Social Adjustment, and the differences of cross cultural conditions in Family Function between Indonesian and Chinese students. This study is quantitative methods using two instruments, which are Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire (SACQ, Baker & Syrik, 1984,1989) and ICPS Family Functioning Scales (ICPS-FFS, P. Noller, in Perlmutter ,2001). Subjects in this study are 20 Indonesian students and 20 Chinese students. There is significant differences in Family function between Indonesian students and Chinese students ( t : -3.121, p < .05). There is significant correlation between Students Social Adjustment and Family Function in the aspect of Intimacy, but not in the aspect of Parenting Styles (r ; 0.32, p < 0.05).

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Adjustment, College Students. Family Function, Cross Cultural
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2013 06:58
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2013 06:58
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/7041

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