| Published: September 25, 2016
Multicultural Applications of Cognitive Behavior Therapy: A Psychosocial Review
Cognitive behavior therapy is most widely used in the field of psychotherapy. The purpose of this research paper is to discuss the need for greater attention to cultural influences and minority cultures in the field of cognitive behavior therapy. Ethnic minority cultures and concerns are emphasized, although consideration is also given to a range of cultural influences including age, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. The strengths of cognitive behavior therapy in relation to its use with culturally diverse populations are outlined.
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© 2016, M Bhardwaj
Received: July 14, 2016; Revision Received: August 25, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016