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Taijin Kyofusho

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La paura del blushing (rossore): dalla Fobia Sociale al Taijin kyofusho
Ad accomunare la Fobia Sociale e il Taijin kyofusho interviene il sintomo del blushing ovvero il rossore. In effetti si tratta di un sintomo che compare tra i sintomi fisici della fobia sociale e che caratterizza un sottotipo di Taijin kyofusho.
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One similar culture-bound syndrome linked to Japan is “taijin kyofusho,” a condition in which people suffer from extreme social anxiety as a result of often imagined physical shortcomings.
Six mental disorders that are very common
Psychological problem is stigmatized in Pakistan; that of a “pagal”.
Does the culture you live in shape how people go crazy?
Globally, rates of schizophrenia, for example, have remained constant over the past 50 years, affecting on average one out of every 285 people. This might vary (urban areas have higher rates of schizophrenia), but only slightly.
Do some cultures have their own ways of going mad?
A culturally distinctive phobia in Japan is taijin kyofusho, a fear that one's appearance, odor, or movements will displease, embarrass, and offend other people.

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