Symposia: 221/164 - The psychology of living abroad and coming home: Identity, interpersonal relations, and socio-cultural adaptation

Thursday 6 July
14.30 - 16.10 h.
Dinner 2
This symposium illuminates the psychological experience of living abroad and then returning home. The talks demonstrate how living abroad can alter the self-concept and change the dynamics of our interpersonal relationships, which often make returning home a stressful experience.

 

Chair
Matthew Easterbrook
Lecturer in Psychology. School of Psychology. University of Sussex. Brighton. United Kingdom.

 

221/16401 Is self stability related to the experience of living abroad? A 10-year longitudinal study

(1) Crocetti, Elisabetta; (2) Rubini, Monica; (3) Meeus, Wim; (4) Branje, Susan

(1) University of Bologna. Bologna. Italy.; (2) University of Bologna. Bologna. Italy.; (3) Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Tilburg University, The Netherlands; (4) Utrecht University, The Netherlands;

221/16402 Host nation identification as the foundation for nourishing host-national relationships among international students

(1) Easterbrook, Matthew; (2) Geeraert, Nicolas

(1) Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK; (2) Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Colecester, UK

221/16403 A dyad approach on immigrant mothers’ and adolescents’ socio-cultural adaptation

(1) Titzmann, Peter; (2) Gniewosz, Burkhard

(1) Professor of Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany; (2) University of Salzburg, Austria

221/16404 Culture shock and reverse culture shock: A longitudinal analysis of stress trajectories during and post

(1) Geeraert, Nicolas; (2) Demes, Kali

(1) Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Colecester, UK; (2) University of Essex, Colecester, UK

221/16405 Coming back, coming home? Cross-cultural re-entry problems indicate a shift in cultural identity

(1) Kranz, Dirk; (2) Schlack, Alexandra; (3) Smaczny, Arne

(1) Departmental Psychology; Universitaet Trier; Germany; (2) Departmental Psychology; Universitaet Trier; Germany; (3) Departmental Psychology; Universitaet Trier; Germany