Muslim families and family therapy.

  title={Muslim families and family therapy.},
  author={M Daneshpour},
  journal={Journal of marital and family therapy},
  volume={24 3},
  • M Daneshpour
  • Published 1998 in Journal of marital and family therapy
Muslim immigrant families living in the United States may well come to the attention of mental health professionals. This article examines the applicability of the Anglo-American models of family therapy to Muslim immigrant families. The most significant differences in value systems between the Muslim and Anglo-American cultures is Muslim families' preference for greater connectedness, a less flexible and more hierarchical family structure, and an implicit communication style. Systemic thinking… CONTINUE READING