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Understanding Thai Families: A Cultural Context for Therapists Using a Structural Approach

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This article describes six cultural influences that affect Thai families: religious beliefs, rural and urban considerations, family relationships, societal values, masculine and feminine roles, and sexuality. A case study of a Thai family struggling with these issues and interventions from a structural therapy perspective is presented.

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Pinyuchon, M., Gray, L.A. Understanding Thai Families: A Cultural Context for Therapists Using a Structural Approach. Contemporary Family Therapy 19, 209–228 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1026119202888

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  • family therapy
  • structural family therapy
  • multicultural issues