Self-other differentiation: a cross-culturally invariant characteristic of mental patients
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Perception of behavior toward self and toward significant others was studied in mental patients from three cultures and compared to normals' from the same culture. It was found that differentiation between self and other was lower for patients than for normals, the difference being greater for schizophrenics than for mildly disturbed individuals.
KeywordsPublic Health Invariant Characteristic Mental Patient Disturbed Individual
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