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All cultures have their problems, but we can still learn from one another. In this brief episode Stefani discusses research that has been conducted on the differences in mental health and happiness between East and West, and the lessons we could learn from the Chinese about how to be happy.

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Citations for some insights in this podcast:

De Vaus, J., Hornsey, M. J., Kuppens, P., & Bastian, B. (2017). Exploring the East-West divide in prevalence of affective disorder: A case for cultural differences in coping with negative emotion. Personality and Social Psychology Review. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/1088868317736222

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