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Culture shock

  1. 1. Culture Shock<br /> Depart, Adapt, & Live!<br />Rami Azar 303095<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Outline.<br />What is Culture Shock?<br />Symptoms of Culture Shock.<br />The Phases of Culture Shock.<br />The Paris Syndrome.<br />Personal Experience.<br />
  3. 3. What is Culture Shock?<br />Culture Shock: <br />A psychological disorientation that most people experience when living in a culture markedly different from one’s own.<br />Universal-Diverse Paradox<br />
  4. 4. East vs. West <br />
  5. 5. Symptoms of Culture Shock.<br />Homesickness.<br />Boredom.<br />Excessive sleep.<br />Compulsive eating.<br />Stereotyping.<br />Hostility.<br />
  6. 6. The Phases Of Culture Shock.<br />The Honeymoon Phase<br />The Negotiation Phase<br />The Adjustment Phase<br />The Mastery Phase.<br />
  7. 7. 1. The Honeymoon Phase.<br />At the start, difference between the old and new culture is seen in a “romantic” light.<br />Everything is wonderful and new.<br />New food, new buildings, & new way of life.<br />
  8. 8. 2. The Negotiation Phase.<br />Anxiety arises when the difference between old and new become apparent.<br />Biological Clock.<br />Miscommunication.<br />
  9. 9. 3. The Adjustment Phase.<br />One gets accustomed to the new culture.<br />Things begin to seem “normal”.<br />Culture begins to make sense.<br />
  10. 10. 4. The Mastery Phase.<br />Full participation with new culture is finally achieved.<br />
  11. 11. The Paris Syndrome.<br />Japanese people come to France.<br />Language Barrier.<br />Cultural Difference.<br />Idealized Image of Paris.<br />Exhaustion.<br />
  12. 12. Jordan to Switzerland.<br />
  13. 13. Thank You for your time.Questions? <br />