Results for - Re-Entry Shock aka "Own Culture Shock"

1,660 voters participated in this survey

1. Culture shock is the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life after moving to a new area, a move between social or economic classes, or extended travel to another type of life. Have you ever experienced culture shock?

Yes
34%
557 votes
No
48%
799 votes
Undecided
7%
124 votes
Not Applicable
11%
180 votes

2. After acclimating to the new environment, the individual can experience what is termed "re-entry shock" or "own culture shock" upon their return to their previous lifestyle. Were you aware of this phenomena?

Yes
27%
444 votes
No
50%
823 votes
Undecided
7%
112 votes
Not Applicable
17%
281 votes

3. If you have ever experienced culture shock, how did you adjust to the new environment?

Adopted the new lifestyle over time and fully integrated
10%
163 votes
Kept some aspects of the original lifestyle when possible and adopted positive aspects of the new lifestyle
24%
401 votes
Rejected the new lifestyle completely and returned or attempted to return to the previous way of life
5%
89 votes
N/A
60%
999 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
8 votes

4. Have you ever experienced re-entry shock?

Yes
15%
249 votes
No
45%
753 votes
Undecided
7%
123 votes
Not Applicable
32%
535 votes

5. If you have ever experienced re-entry shock, how long did it take you to reintegrate into your own culture?

Less than one week
6%
98 votes
A week to a month
8%
126 votes
More than one month
8%
141 votes
N/A
77%
1,285 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
10 votes
02/02/2015 Living 1660 21 By: Asdisir

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