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Family therapy in the People's Republic of China: An update

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Abstract

This article describes cultural and structural changes in Chinese families over the past decade and offers descriptions of the increasing, yet limited, recognition of the importance of family systems interventions. These impressions were garnered from a 14-day visit to the People's Republic of China by a delegation of 40 marital and family therapists and researchers led by the authors.

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Correspondence to Robert B. Hampson PhD.

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Hampson, R.B., Beavers, W.R. Family therapy in the People's Republic of China: An update. Contemp Fam Ther 11, 235–245 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00919463

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Keywords

  • Structural Change
  • Health Psychology
  • System Intervention
  • Social Issue
  • Family Therapy