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The theme of this conference focusses attention on conflict and negotiation. In this paper, I take one example of these issues, and examine the cultural and psychological aspects of these phenomena that take place during the process of acculturation. During acculturation, groups of people and their individual members engage in intercultural contact,(More)
In cross-cultural psychology, one of the major sources of the development and display of human behavior is the contact between cultural populations. Such intercultural contact results in both cultural and psychological changes. At the cultural level, collective activities and social institutions become altered, and at the psychological level, there are(More)
Primary prevention in refugee mental health requires information from clinical, health, and cross-cultural psychology. Primary prevention's roots are in public health, which is distinguished by a communitywide perspective for addressing mental health concerns. This article summarizes research suggesting that refugees are an at-risk population, making them(More)
Type of psychology: Biological bases of behavior; cognition; developmental psychology; multicultural psychology Fields of study: Attitudes and behavior; behavioral and cognitive models; biological influence on learning; cognitive processes; multicultural issues Traditional views of psychology often ignored the role of culture in characterizing human(More)
The study examined the relationship between migration and the incidence of emotional disorders among 568 young Third World immigrants in Norway. Participants were 10-17 years of age. Using a questionnaire, acculturative stress (i.e., change in health status as a result of acculturation) was found to exist among the children, although having to migrate or(More)
Although integration involves a process of mutual accommodation, the role of majority groups is often downplayed to passive tolerance, leaving immigrants with the sole responsibility for active integration. However, we show that common group identity can actively involve majority members in this process across five studies. Study 1 showed that common(More)
International research has mostly confirmed the positive association between acculturation strategies and resilience in ethnic groups, but the mediating and moderating mechanisms underlying the relationships are still under-investigated. The present study aimed to investigate the associations between acculturation strategies (based on two cultural(More)
The purpose of this study was to adapt a methodology, which has previously been successfully employed in adult psychotherapy research, to study videotaped play therapy sessions with children. Therapist interventions in a child psychotherapy case were rated for Plan-compatibility, a case-specific measure of predicted helpfulness based on an independently(More)
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