Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Assimilation

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_303

Definition

Giving up the values, beliefs, material culture and practices of their native group, and adopting those of the host culture.

 Cancer Pain, Assessment of Cultural Issues

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