DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2011.04.009
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S. H. Mahmud, Axel Schölmerich

Abstract: The present study was guided by some basic questions related to acculturation and psychological adaptation. The samples were drawn from some adult immigrant communities living in Bochum, Germany. The results revealed that acculturation was found to have a substantial and direct effect on cultural adaptation. To explain, there is a significant difference between temporary residents and immigrants in acculturation to home culture with temporary residents having higher values, whereas in case of acculturation to …

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