Social Withdrawal and Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Review of Hikikomori

Retrait social et psychiatrie : une revue de la littérature sur le hikikomori (résumé en français disponible en ligne)

Article in Press available online (in English)

Tajan, N. “Social Withdrawal and Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Review of Hikikomori.” Neuropsychiatrie de l’Enfance et de l’Adolescence (0). doi:10.1016/j.neurenf.2015.03.008. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0222961715000483.

 

 

Free access to journals (Taylor & Francis)

Throughout May 2015, Taylor & Francis are offering exclusive free online access to all of its journal content (over 1600 journals) to anyone based in Japan (free access will be available from May 1st until May 31st).

You just need a Taylor & Francis Online account and if you’re not already registered you can sign up for free.

My article “Adolescents’ School Non-Attendance and the Spread of Psychological Counselling in Japan” will be available and I would I also recommend Tuukka Toivonen’s article “‘Don’t let your child become a NEET!’ The strategic foundations of a Japanese youth scare”.

Adolescents’ School Non-Attendance and the Spread of Psychological Counselling in Japan, Tajan 2015

RAPC

My article entitled “Adolescents’ School Non-Attendance and the Spread of Psychological Counselling in Japan” is now available online http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21507686.2015.1029502#.VR-aaGZ6tJi

Mon article intitulé “L’absentéisme scolaire des adolescents et l’émergence du conseil psychologique au Japon” est disponible en ligne  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21507686.2015.1029502#.VR-aaGZ6tJi

Tajan, Nicolas. 2015. “Adolescents’ School Non-Attendance and the Spread of Psychological Counselling in Japan.” Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy: 1–12. doi:10.1080/21507686.2015.1029502.

World Hikky Day / Journée mondiale du hikikomori

Chaque année depuis 2014, le premier avril est la journée mondiale du hikikomori… et ce n’est pas un poisson d’avril.

Every year since 2014, April 1st is “World Hikky Day” (World Hikikomori Awareness Day) … April fool’s day ? No.

http://foro.blog.shinobi.jp/Entry/270/

(Hat tip Ueyama K.)