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Cultural Factors in Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety Disorders. Cultural differences in the expression of anxiety have been documented. For instance, although posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be diagnosed in American populations and Southeast Asian refugees, clinicians and researchers have found higher levels of dissociation among Southeast Asian refugees with PTSD. This may be due to the greater cultural acceptance of dissociative […]

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Socio-cultural factors of anorexia and bulimia

Socio-cultural factors ‘Thin is attractive.’ People with both anorexia and bulimia place a prime importance on shape and weight, probably because of a more general cultural emphasis placed on physical appearance within Western society. Images of femininity and female attractiveness have shifted since the 1960s to a slimmer, less ‘hour-glass’ shape. The classic ‘figure’ portrayed […]

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Socio-cultural factors in psychopathy

Social factors clearly influence the probability of an individual engaging in antisocial behaviour and being diagnosed with antisocial personality. Henry et al., for example, found that lack of emotional closeness within the family and poor parenting at the age of 12 years was predictive of both violence and delinquency at the age of 17 years. […]

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