Psychologist and psychoanalyst, Nicolas Tajan is the author of Mental Health and Social Withdrawal in Japan: Beyond the Hikikomori Spectrum (Routledge 2021 – Open Access here) and Génération hikikomori (2017, in French). His articles have appeared in peer reviewed journals such as Child and Human Development, Asian Journal of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatrie de l’enfance et de l’adolescenceL’Information psychiatriqueThe Asia Pacific Journal: Japan FocusThe Asia-Pacific Journal of Counselling and PsychotherapyCipango, and Subjectivity.

Program-Specific Associate Professor at Kyoto University, Dr. Tajan is also the President of the International Mental Health Professionals Japan. He attended Bordeaux University, Toulouse University, and Kyoto University Institute for Research in Humanities. He lives with his family in Kyoto.


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