Open Journal of Preventive Medicine

Vol.6 No.1(2016), Paper ID 62784, 20 pages

DOI:10.4236/ojpm.2016.61001

 

Hikikomori, a Phenomenon of Social Withdrawal and Isolation in Young Adults Marked by an Anomic Response to Coping Difficulties: A Qualitative Study Exploring Individual Experiences from First- and Second-Person Perspectives

 

Roseline Kim Fong Yong, Yoshihiro Kaneko

 

Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Akita University, Akita, Japan

 

Copyright © 2016 Roseline Kim Fong Yong, Yoshihiro Kaneko et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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Yong, R. and Kaneko, Y. (2016) Hikikomori, a Phenomenon of Social Withdrawal and Isolation in Young Adults Marked by an Anomic Response to Coping Difficulties: A Qualitative Study Exploring Individual Experiences from First- and Second-Person Perspectives. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 6, 1-20. doi: 10.4236/ojpm.2016.61001.

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