Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical, and Health Perspectives

1st Edition

Grant J. Rich, Jas Laile Jaafar, David Barron

Routledge
May 25, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 248 Pages
ISBN 9780367423278 - CAT# 335475
Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

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Summary

Despite diverse, rich cultural traditions and abundant economic opportunity, there has been a paucity of research on psychology in Southeast Asia. This book aims to fill that gap, with a series of well-written theoretical and empirical chapters by PhD psychologists in SE Asia along with respected international colleagues and co-authors from around the globe.

In particular this book focuses upon critical sociocultural, clinical and health issues and perspectives in psychology in Southeast Asia. Overviews help contextualize the cultural data, permitting nuanced examination of significant psychological issues in nations such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, and more.

Psychologists and mental health professionals with interests in Asia will find this book to be a must-read, as will other readers seeking to deepen their cultural and international understanding.

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