SHIN-BYUNG

a culture bound syndrome found in Korea where complaints of weakness, dizziness, loss of appetite, insomnia and stomach problems. You are thought to be possessed by ancestral spirits.

SHIN-BYUNG: "Shin-byung is seen in Korea and is called a divine illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHIN-BYUNG," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shin-byung/ (accessed February 22, 2020).
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