GUILT CULTURE

term applied to the trend or organising principle in a society that is characterised by the use of guilt in order to promote socially acceptable behavior. Compare shame culture.

GUILT CULTURE: "Guilt culture is used to promote acceptable behaviour."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GUILT CULTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/guilt-culture/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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