The Relationship of Acculturation Stress and Leisure Satisfaction of Hispanic College Students

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Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the U.S. and signs indicate a similar trend in their college enrollment. Leisure activities are known to have a moderating effect on individuals experiencing stress in their lives. Hispanic organizations registered with a major 4-year metropolitan university were targeted. The hypothesis for this study was there is no relationship between acculturation stress and leisure satisfaction. Results indicate no relationship between acculturation stress and leisure satisfaction. One explanation for this lack of a significant relationship between these two measures might be that these college students had obtained a high level of acculturation, which ... continued below

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Pacleb, Selverio V. May 2004.

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Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the U.S. and signs indicate a similar trend in their college enrollment. Leisure activities are known to have a moderating effect on individuals experiencing stress in their lives. Hispanic organizations registered with a major 4-year metropolitan university were targeted. The hypothesis for this study was there is no relationship between acculturation stress and leisure satisfaction. Results indicate no relationship between acculturation stress and leisure satisfaction. One explanation for this lack of a significant relationship between these two measures might be that these college students had obtained a high level of acculturation, which would explain the relatively low level of acculturation stress reported.

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Pacleb, Selverio V. The Relationship of Acculturation Stress and Leisure Satisfaction of Hispanic College Students, thesis, May 2004; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4453/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .