Culture, personality and psychotherapy.

  • V. K. Varma
  • Published 1988 in The International journal of social psychiatry


Conventional Western-model psychotherapy is based on a number of premises regarding its rationale and technique. The increasing experience in psychotherapy globally is questioning the universality of these premises, suggesting that these could be to a large extent culture-specific, having developed in a particular culture at a particular time. Hence, the… (More)


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@article{Varma1988CulturePA, title={Culture, personality and psychotherapy.}, author={V. K. Varma}, journal={The International journal of social psychiatry}, year={1988}, volume={34 2}, pages={142-9} }