a culture bound syndrome seen in Japan that features obsessions, perfectionism, ambivalence, social withdrawal and hypochondria. It is also seen in China. Shoma Morita, 1874-1938 thought it to be an innate problem. See Morita treatment.

SHINKEISHITSU: "Shinkeishitsu is seen in Japan and China."
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