68 страниц. 2010 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Self-Disclosure focuses on the effects of gender, psychological gender, and individualism/collectivism on self-disclosure to significant others. More specifically, this book addresses self-disclosure to one''s mother, father, best female and male friends and romantic partner. Further, it conjectures that there would be gender, psychological gender and individualism-collectivism differences in the levels of self-disclosure. The findings, dissimilar from the Western literature, are explained in terms of the differences in Turkish family dynamics, and gender socialization. Further, with the diversity among individuals'' scores obtained from the Individualism/Collectivism Scale this book affirms that the Turkish culture cannot be defined as either totally individualistic or collectivistic in nature.