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Asians and Attachment Theory

Is "Western" parenting better than "Asian" styles? Stoicism vs. emotional expression? I contend it is neither Western or Eastern that's better but one that has its roots in evolutionary psychology which led to the seminal work of John Bowlby's theory on attachments. Read More

Asian vs Western attachement style

It is problematic determine whether Asian attachment style is different to Western one based only on clinical cases.
Would be needed wider anthropological research among Asian families.

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Sam Louie is a therapist with a private practice in Seattle specializing in multicultural issues and sexual addiction.

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