An Examination of Abroad Experienced Students’ Coping Strategies
- Return migration, Problems, Coping, Coping strategies, Counseling, Turkish migrants.
The aim of the study was to analyse the problems of abroad experienced university students after returning to Turkey and the coping strategy that they use for these problems have been examined according to the factors such as gender, age and duration of the abroad experience. The participants were 102 abroad experienced students (45 female; 57 male); studying in a university in Ankara Turkey who participated in the study as volunteers. To collect data; Personel Information Form and Coping Questionnaire (Aysan, 2003) were used. Analysis of data by the independent saples t-test, one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) technique was used. Analizing data is made on computer. The results of the study are that abroad experienced students, who returned to Turkey from abroad, have problems of academic success, problems with their families and friends and problems of future life. The findings show that the length of the abroad life has a determining role on the selection of the coping strategies adapted by them.