A Study of Resilience among Mainland Chinese Students in Hong Kong

Project: Research

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This study attempts to examine the experience of resilience by Mainland students studying in Hong Kong and its relationship to various dispositional, motivational, and environmental factors. There are two general sets of questions to be addressed. The first set address:how resilience is experienced by Mainland students studying in Hong Kong;how resilience is embodied and represented in Chinese culture;how resilience is to be developed by Mainland students.The second set concerns how resilience is related to such dispositional and motivational factors as optimism, subjective well-being, and humor:how resilience is related to the above factors;how resilience may enhance the above factors.what common obstacles there are for Mainland students to develop resilience for coping with stress.It is emphasized that addressing the above questions will help to clarify the theoretical and methodological issues to be considered for this project.


Project number7002507
Grant typeSRG-Fd
Effective start/end date1/10/0911/01/12