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Table 1 Berry’s acculturation model

From: Effects of individual immigrant attitudes and host culture attitudes on doctor-immigrant patient relationships and communication in Canada

   Cultural maintenance (Of Immigrant OR Host Culture)
   High Low
Contact and Participation (Of Immigrant OR Host Culture) High Integration Assimilation
  Interest in maintaining one’s original culture while also participating in daily and social activities of the dominant group and with other ethnic and cultural groups Individual does not wish to maintain his/her cultural identity and seeks daily interactions with other cultures
Low Separation Marginalization
Individuals place a high value on holding onto their original culture and avoid interaction with others Little possibility or interest in having relationships with others and little interest in or possibility of cultural maintenance (due primarily to experiences with discrimination or instituationalized, forced separation from others).
  1. (Berry, [21])