How do I know if my child is experiencing cultural displacement?
Some of the side effects of cultural displacement in childhood can include:
Acculturative stress: depression, anxiety, physical symptoms, helplessness, anger, fear, sleep disturbances
Cultural Bereavement: feelings of guilt, intruding images of the past, anxiety, anger, morbid thoughts, unresolved grief
Identity Confusion: isolation, diminished ties to others, prolonged adolescence, depression
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