Asian Culture and Psychotherapy: Implications for East and West
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328pp. May 2005
Asian Culture and Psychotherapy: Implications for East and West
Editor: Tseng, Wen-Shing; Chang, Suk Choo; Nishizono, Masahisa;
This volume brings to light the impact of Asian culture on psychotherapy. Scholars and clinicians from East Asia and India go beyond technical dimensions to examine culture and psychotherapy at the theoretical and philosophical levels. An overview, invaluable for understanding some of the nuances of Asian culture, is followed by chapters on Asian personality and psychopathology, Asian psychology (in particular parent-child relations), the impact of Asian traditional thought and philosophy on psychotherapy, the unique psychotherapeutic approach of Asian culture, and psychotherapeutic experiences from various parts of Asia.

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Contributors: Suk Choo Chang, M.D.; Fanny M. Cheung, Ph.D.; Keisuke Ebata, M.D.; Yiqun Gan, Ph.D.; Jing Hsu, M.D.; Sudhir Kakar, M.D.; Ryuzo Kawahara, M.D.; Kwang-Iel Kim, M.D.; Oksuk Mary Kim, M.D.; S. Peter Kim, M.D., Ph.D., MBA; Kenji Kitanishi, M.D.; Osam Kitayama, M.D.; Sing Lee, MB, BS, FRCPsych; Poman Lo, Ph.D.; Masahisa Nishizono, M.D.; Keigo Okonogi, M.D.; Rhee Dong-Shick, M.D.; Wen-Shing Tseng, M.D.; Yan Heqin, M.D.; Derson Young, M.D.; Liang Zhou, M.D.

"A groundbreaking contribution to the literature on Asian psychological therapies." —Luke I. Kim, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Editor: Tseng, Wen-Shing; Chang, Suk Choo; Nishizono, Masahisa;
Wen-Shing Tseng, M.D., is professor of psychiatry at the University of Hawai‘i School of Medicine and guest professor at the Institute of Mental Health, Beijing University. Suk Choo Chang, M.D., is affiliated with the Department of Behavioral Health, Saint Mary’s Hospital, and is a practicing psychiatrist in Woodbridge, Connecticut. Masahisa Nishizono, M.D., is professor emeritus at Fukuoka University and president of the Japan Psychoanalytic Society.
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