SHAME CULTURE By N., Sam M.S. - 263 It is a trend or an organising principle in a society that is a strong desire to preserve honour and to avoid shame. You can also compare it with guilt culture. SHAME CULTURE: "Shame culture tries to preserve honour and to avoid shame." Related Psychology Terms Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Selecting a Diagnosis Developing a Case Study Identifying Relevant Theories and Models Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures Hitler and Conformity Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SHAME CULTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shame-culture/ (accessed February 2, 2023).