Asian American, help-seeking attitudes, theory of reasoned action (TRA), social influences on help-seeking
Adapting the theory of reasoned action (TRA), the present study examined help-seeking beliefs, attitudes, and intent among Asian American college students (N = 110). A multiple mediation model was tested to see if the relation between Asian values and willingness to see a counselor was mediated by attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help and subjective norm. A bootstrapping procedure was used to test the multiple mediation model. Results indicated that subjective norm was the sole significant mediator of the effect of Asian values on willingness to see a counselor. The findings highlight the importance of social influences on help-seeking intent among Asian American college students.
Kim, Paul Youngbin and Park, Irene J. K., "Testing a Multiple Mediation Model of Asian American College Students’ Willingness to See a Counselor" (2009). SPU Works. 39.