Depersonalization and Individualism: The Effect of Culture on Symptom Profiles in Panic Disorder

@article{SierraSiegert2007DepersonalizationAI,
  title={Depersonalization and Individualism: The Effect of Culture on Symptom Profiles in Panic Disorder},
  author={Mauricio Sierra‐Siegert and Anthony S. David},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={195},
  pages={989-995}
}
It has been proposed that highly individualistic cultures confer vulnerability to depersonalization. To test this idea, we carried out a comprehensive systematic review of published empirical studies on panic disorder, which reported the frequency of depersonalization/derealization during panic attacks. It was predicted that the frequency of depersonalization would be higher in Western cultures and that a significant correlation would be found between the frequency of depersonalization and… 

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