Cultural belief systems, along with traditional family and social role expectations, greatly affect psychosocial adjustment in individuals recovering from severe trauma. In the cross-cultural psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) anthropological and sociological perspectives can contribute to a more comprehensive diagnostic formulation and suggest possible approaches to treatment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||American Journal of Psychotherapy|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Psychology