DECULTURATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The process where aspects of one culture is lost after contact with another one. Compare acculturation. DECULTURATION: "Deculturation often occurs after a western culture is started in an area of another culture." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL ASSIMILATION SECOND-ORDER FACTOR POWERLESSNESS SOCIAL-NETWORK THERAPY BIOPHYSICAL SYSTEM PATTERN VISION DEATH TABOO (DEATH TABU) SHAME CULTURE WEIGHT REGULATION EXPLICIT PROCESS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DECULTURATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deculturation/ (accessed July 31, 2020).