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|Title:||Home and host culture influences on sojourner adjustment|
|Authors:||Ward, C. |
|Source:||Ward, C., Rana-Deuba, A. (2000-05-01). Home and host culture influences on sojourner adjustment. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 24 (3) : 291-306. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||The research investigated affective, behavioral and cognitive dimensions of home and host culture influences on sojourner adjustment. A multi-national sample of 104 foreigners resident in Nepal completed questionnaires which examined locus of control, loneliness, host and co-national identification, frequency of contact with host and co-nationals, discrepancy between actual and desired contact with host and co-nationals, and satisfaction with host and co-national relations as predictors of psychological adjustment. Regression analysis revealed that these variables combined to account for 38% of the variance in the outcome measure with an external locus of control, a high level of loneliness, a weak co-national identification and overall dissatisfaction with the quality of both host and co-national relations emerging as significant predictors of global mood disturbance. © 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Intercultural Relations|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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