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General Concerns
Symptoms may include:
sadness, loneliness, melancholy, unexplainable crying
and/or social withdrawal
preoccupation with health
aches, pains, and allergies
insomnia, desire to sleep too much or too little
feeling vulnerable, feeling powerless
anger, irritability, resentment, unwillingness to interact
with others
identifying with or idealizing the old culture or country
trying too hard to absorb everything in the new culture or
unable to solve simple problems, to work, or to study
feelings of inadequacy or insecurity, lack of confidence
developing obsessions, such as over-cleanliness
longing for family
marital or relationship stress
overeating or loss of appetite