Incorporating the cultural diversity of family and close relationships into the study of health.

  title={Incorporating the cultural diversity of family and close relationships into the study of health.},
  author={Belinda Campos and Heejung S. Kim},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={72 6},
Relationships are at the center of the human social environment, and their quality and longevity are now recognized to have particular relevance for health. The goal of this article is to bring attention to the role of culture in how relationships, particularly close relationships and family relationships, influence health. To this end, 2 contexts that are characterized by 2 distinct forms of cultural collectivism (East Asian and Latino) are spotlighted to highlight the unique patterns that… CONTINUE READING

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