Rates and Characteristics of Sleep Paralysis in the General Population of Denmark and Egypt

  title={Rates and Characteristics of Sleep Paralysis in the General Population of Denmark and Egypt},
  author={Baland Jalal and Devon E. Hinton},
  journal={Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry},
In the current research we report data from two studies that examined rates and characteristics of sleep paralysis (SP) in the general population of Denmark and Egypt. In Study I, individuals from Denmark and Egypt did not differ in age whereas there were more males in the Egyptian sample (47 vs. 64 %); in Study II, individuals from Denmark and Egypt were comparable in terms of age and gender distribution. In Study I we found that significantly fewer individuals had experienced SP in Denmark… 

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