Explanations of sleep paralysis among Egyptian college students and the general population in Egypt and Denmark

@article{Jalal2014ExplanationsOS,
  title={Explanations of sleep paralysis among Egyptian college students and the general population in Egypt and Denmark},
  author={B. Jalal and Joseph M. Simons-Rudolph and Bamo Jalal and D. Hinton},
  journal={Transcultural Psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={51},
  pages={158 - 175}
}
This cross-cultural study compared explanations of sleep paralysis (SP) in two countries and two groups with different levels of education in one country. Comparisons were made between individuals having experienced SP at least once in a lifetime from Cairo, Egypt (n = 89), Copenhagen, Denmark (n = 59), and the American University in Cairo, Egypt (n = 44). As hypothesized, participants from the general Egyptian population were more likely to endorse supernatural causal explanation of their SP… Expand
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