Sombat Tapanya

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Psychology: Global Perspectives

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780195366556
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology


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This chapter discusses the history and development of modern psychology in Thailand, both as a profession and as an academic subject. The challenges and opportunities for the profession, its relationship with other professions in the mental health fields, and the potential for contributions that Thai psychologists could make both within the field and in society in general are discussed.

Keywords: Thailand; history; psychology; development; mental health

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Subjects: Psychology ; History and Systems in Psychology

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