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  1. A cross-cultural study of animal fears.

    Article - En anglais

    The present study represents a cross-cultural study of animal fears in which subjects from seven Western and Asian countries were asked to rate their fear of a range of familiar animals.

    Factor analyses of these ratings in all samples revealed a coherent three factor solution in which animals fell into a fear-irrelevant, fear-relevant (fierce) or disgust-relevant category.

    The core group of animals making up the disgust-relevant category were similar across cultures.

    Some views on how a universal disgust-relevant category of feared animals may have developed are discussed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Phobie, Epidémiologie, Etiologie, Santé mentale, Etude transculturelle, Environnement social, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Europe, Asie, Homme, Trouble anxieux

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Phobia, Epidemiology, Etiology, Mental health, Crosscultural study, Social environment, United States, North America, America, Europe, Asia, Human, Anxiety disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0348874

    Code Inist : 002B18C08C. Création : 27/11/1998.