If you are curious about the phenomenon of extreme social withdrawal and self-incarceration (often lasting for several years) best known in Japan but now recognized elsewhere around the world, you may be interested in Dr. Matt Bowker’s (May, 2016) article appearing in the Journal of Psycho-Social Studies 9(1): 20 – 52, entitled, “Hikikomori as Disfigured Desire: Indulgence, Mystification, and Victimization in the Phenomenon of Extreme Social Isolation in Japan.

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