Secure Base Script and Psychological Dysfunction in Japanese Young Adults (Umemura et al 2018)

Secure Base Script and Psychological Dysfunction in Japanese Young Adults in the 21st Century: Using the Attachment Script Assessment. Umemura, Tomotaka,Watanabe, Manami,Tazuke, Kohei,Asada-Hirano, Shintaro,Kudo, Shimpei Developmental Psychology, Jan 25 , 2018, No Pagination Specified The universality of secure base construct, which suggests that one’s use of an attachment figure as a secure base from which … Continue reading Secure Base Script and Psychological Dysfunction in Japanese Young Adults (Umemura et al 2018)

A Physical Health Profile of Youths Living with a “Hikikomori” Lifestyle (Yuen et al. 2018)

A cross-sectional study was designed to understand the impacts of “hikikomori” lifestyle on physical health. A total of 104 eligible hikikomori cases were recruited from the social services network of Hong Kong with a mean age of 19.02 ± 3.62 (ranged 13–31) year-old, and had completed the set of questionnaires and a series of anthropometric … Continue reading A Physical Health Profile of Youths Living with a “Hikikomori” Lifestyle (Yuen et al. 2018)

2 articles about #hikikomori in #Japan (2015 & 2017)

Shunsuke Nonaka , Hironori Shimada & Motohiro Sakai (2017): Assessing adaptive behaviors of individuals with hikikomori (prolonged social withdrawal): development and psychometric evaluation of the parent-report scale, International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/17542863.2017.1367411   ABSTRACT: It is important to appropriately assess the adaptive behaviors of individuals with hikikomori (IWH) using parent reports. … Continue reading 2 articles about #hikikomori in #Japan (2015 & 2017)