Psychosocial and Cultural Variables Relevant to Psychotherapy in the Developing Countries

  • Vijoy K. Varma


As psychotherapy is predicated upon a linguistic system of communication of thoughts and emotions, it is inevitable that cross-cultural differences in these would be relevant to psychotherapy and must be taken into account in ascertaining suitability of and in adapting psychotherapy for a particular culture.


Linguistic Competence Individual Psychotherapy Autogenic Training Transcultural Psychiatry Morita Therapy 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijoy K. Varma
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  1. 1.Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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