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hikikomori, was coined for this social phenomenon by Japanese psychologist Hikikomori noun, 1.
Hikikomori as a Gendered Issue
Hikikomori: Stay Inside
'Hikikomori' among Young Adults in Japan
-The importance of differential diagnosis between primary Hikikomori and In this report we take up the so-called hikikomori phenomenon in Japan.
A study of family functioning in Hikikomori (Social withdrawal)
Hikikomori (Social withdrawal) has recently been examined as a problem facing Japanese of functioning in cases of Hikikomori has not been carried out.

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WHO ARE YOU (Pakphum Wonjinda) Review
To get the most out of this film, some prior knowledge of the Hikikomori condition (young people locking themselves up in their own room for years on end, often threatening with suicide when people try to enter) comes in handy.
El síndrome que aísla de manera extrema a los jóvenes
Marin Voice: How we measure school quality
Let's begin with the Japanese hikikomori.
The Ties That Bind: David Whitehouse's Bed
It calls to mind Japan's hundreds of thousands of hikikomori, the young men (and some women) who lock themselves into their bedrooms and withdraw from the social milieu entirely.
El fenómeno hikikomori cada día encierra más adolescentes

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Hikikomori - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search. Hikikomori (ひきこもり or 引き籠もり, Hikikomori, literally "pulling away, being confined", i.e.
Shutting Themselves In - New York Times
Jan 15, 2006 Like Takeshi and Shuichi, Y.S.
BBC NEWS | Programmes | Correspondent | Japan: The Missing
Oct 20, 2002 Phil Rees visits the country to see what the "hikikomori" condition is all about.
Hikikomori - Television Tropes & Idioms
The Hikikomori trope as used in popular culture, with a list of examples from all media.
Retreating Youth Become Japan's 'Lost Generation' : NPR

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