Archive for September 2005

The Four Stages of Culture Shock

Published by Chris Harvey September 30, 2005

Mary Ann Santoro Bellini, Ph.D. When a student or other individual relocates to a foreign country, he or she inevitably faces a host of emotions and reactions ranging from awe to rejection, isolation to assimilation. These emotions comprise the four stages of culture shock. Honeymoon Period While preparing to relocate and during the first days […]

Protecting Yourself Before You Return Home

Published by Chris Harvey September 29, 2005

Dr Charlie Easmon After “x” years studying or working in the USA or Western Europe, you are due to return home. Home is a place, which if you were a traveller, you would be advised to have a range of vaccinations. The key issue for you is about risk assessment. Are you already immune to […]