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Nolan Zane

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Nolan Zane

Professory, Psychology
University of California, Davis
Expertise: 
cultural variables in mental health
culturally oriented treatments for ethnic minority clients
cultural determinants of addictive behaviors
interactions between clients and care providers
addictive behavior patterns in Asian-American communities
Asian-American mental health

Biography

Psychologist Nolan Zane researches specific cultural variables that influence therapy. He in interested in culturally oriented treatments for ethnic minority clients and the cultural determinants of addictive behaviors. He is examining the role of loss of face and shame in interpersonal relationships with a special focus on client and care-provider interactions. Zane has written widely about ethnic minority mental health treatment and services, cultural differences in intra- and interpersonal dynamics, and addictive behavior patterns in Asian-American communities. He also co-edited "Confronting Critical Health Issues of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans" and the "Handbook of Asian American Psychology." He is director of the National Research Center on Asian American Mental Health based at UC Davis.

268B Young Hall
Davis  California  95616
United States
Office Phone: 
(530) 752-5419

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