Asian Americans; adolescents; biculturalism; concept analysis; immigrant families; immigrants

Bicultural straddling: A concept analysis

BACKGROUND: Increasing population diversity in the United States creates challenges for providing culturally responsive health care to immigrant adolescents. Nursing providers have few effective concepts to guide their understanding of how culturally diverse adolescents handle different cultural influences (between family and society) and how straddling two cultures may influence adolescents' decision making about health.

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