Free access to my letter to the editor of the Asian Journal of Psychiatry.
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- Acute social withdrawal (hikikomori) is an epidemic in Japan.
- There are three traumatic dimensions of hikikomori survivors: the trigger of bullying, the traumatic effects of social isolation, and family trauma.
- Hikikomori is a struggle inside the home and outside social institutions, against the contemporary practices of the mental health field.