Mom, Asian International Student, Doctoral Student, and In-Between: Exploring Asian International Doctoral Student Mothers’ Mental Well-Being
Author ORCID Identifier
Gudrun Nyunt: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6338-4270
Journal of College Student Development
Drawing on interviews with seven participants, this qualitative study presents unique experiences related to participants’ mental well-being as Asian international students pursuing doctoral degrees while raising children. Their experiences include struggles with depression and mood swings, ongo-ing battles to manage both academic progress and mothering, constant conflict with their spouses, feelings of guilt, thoughts of dropping out, and concerns about their children. Implications for student affairs practice are discussed.
Koo, Katie K. and Nyunt, Gudrun, "Mom, Asian International Student, Doctoral Student, and In-Between: Exploring Asian International Doctoral Student Mothers’ Mental Well-Being" (2022). NIU Bibliography. 65.
Department of Counseling and Higher Education (CAHE)