BrainLine talked with Dr. Carlos Arango-Lasprilla about how the role of family differs culture to culture, especially when a family member is ill or injured.
Posted on BrainLine April 1, 2009.
About the author: Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, PhD
Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, PhD is currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is well-known in his areas of expertise, both in the US and abroad.
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marta ketter replied on Permalink
Hispanics also ranked high in the dimension of collectivism-versus-individualism according to Hofstede cultural dimensions. Therefore the goal is attained by the group and not just the individual.