kanashibari


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kanashibari

(kan?a-she-bar'e) [Japanese kanashibari, metal-bound, fr kane, metal + shibaru, to tie, bind] Hag phenomenon.
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These experiences are known as kanashibari and ghost oppression attacks, respectively, and are bel ieved by some to be caused by evil spirits or possession by a ghost (Fukuda et al.
High prevalence of isolated sleep paralysis: Kanashibari phenomenon in Japan.