Psychiatrist Sekiguchi Hiroshi’s View of Hikikomori

“In Japan today, many young people are disconnecting themselves from society. They have come to be known as hikikomori (recluses), or more formally shakaiteki (social) hikikomori. Though their existence is widely recognized, their true situation is still far from being generally understood. They all have different backgrounds and circumstances and have withdrawn from society for … Continue reading Psychiatrist Sekiguchi Hiroshi’s View of Hikikomori

Génération #hikikomori disponible en ebook 28,99€

“Génération hikikomori” est désormais disponible en ebook 28,99€, sur le site de l’Harmattan (+ aperçu Google des premières pages). L’ouvrage sera bientôt disponible en librairie, et sur Amazon sous 3 semaines. http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&no=53919

Génération Hikikomori : J-10

Depuis les années 1990, un phénomène très particulier touche la population japonaise. Chaque année en effet, des centaines de milliers de personnes disparaissent. Appelé hikikomori, « retrait social », ce phénomène désigne des personnes qui, enfermées chez elles pendant plusieurs mois (au moins six mois), voire plusieurs années, se coupent du monde et n’ont plus … Continue reading Génération Hikikomori : J-10

Hikikomori: The Japanese Cabinet Office’s 2016 Survey of Acute Social Withdrawal

Abstract  In September 2016, the Cabinet Office of Japan published the results of an epidemiological survey focusing on acute social withdrawal (hikikomori). This article summarizes and assesses the major features of the survey. It aims at facilitating research and international exchanges on a mental health and social problem affecting at least 541,000 people in Japan … Continue reading Hikikomori: The Japanese Cabinet Office’s 2016 Survey of Acute Social Withdrawal

Le Hikikomori entre Idiome culturel et expression actuelle de la souffrance au passage de l’adolescence à l’âge adulte (De Luca 2016)

L’Évolution Psychiatrique, Available online 26 July 2016, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014385516301517 Abstract Aim Hikikomori is a syndrome involving withdrawal into the home for a duration of more than 6 months, identified among Japanese teenagers and young adults. The cultural and sociological approach is central in Japan, where a psychiatric understanding has long been denied. We set out to demonstrate … Continue reading Le Hikikomori entre Idiome culturel et expression actuelle de la souffrance au passage de l’adolescence à l’âge adulte (De Luca 2016)