Individualism-Collectivism and Pyschological Needs

  title={Individualism-Collectivism and Pyschological Needs},
  author={C. Harry Hui and Marcelo J. Villareal},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  pages={310 - 323}
  • C. Hui, M. Villareal
  • Published 1 September 1989
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Two studies were conducted to examine the relationship between the dimension of individualism versus collectivism and psychological needs. In the first study Chinese subjects in Hong Kong completed an Individualism-Collectivism Scale and the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule. Collectivism was found to be positively related to the needs for affiliation, succorance, abasement, and nurturance and negatively related to the needs for autonomy, deference, and heterosexuality. In the second study… 
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