Psychology in Pakistan

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Since its birth in 1947 the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has seen considerable political turmoil and unrest. A rich traditional life has been handed down through generations; the near century of British rule is still evident in the prominence of the English language, legal system, road names and architecture. Although people living in large cities are still influenced by Western culture in their adoption of dressing, eating and living habits, Islamic religion plays a vital role in the lives of people in all sectors of society. Religious festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour; for Friday prayers and during the fasting month of Ramadan, all mosques – of which there are many, found on every other street – are full.

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