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hwa-byung


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A culture-bound syndrome of Korea and emigrant Korean communities in other countries, attributed locally to suppression of anger, characterized by panic attacks, dyspnoea, thanatophobia, insomnia, anorexia, palpitation, fatigue (1), joint or muscle pains, indigestion, and a sense of fullness in the pit of the stomach. [Korean hwa-byung anger syndrome]

Subjects: Psychology.


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