Facing and treating hikikomori (pathological social withdrawal)
Titolo Rivista: QUADERNI DI PSICOTERAPIA COGNITIVA 
Autori/Curatori: Takahiro A. Kato 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2021 Fascicolo: 48  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  9 P. 11-19 Dimensione file:  0 KB
DOI:  10.3280/qpc48-2021oa12137
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Hikikomori is a form of pathological social withdrawal or social isolation whose essential feature is physical isolation in one’s home. The 2010 Japanese guidelines define that a person must meet the following criteria to be diagnosed with hikiikomori: a) marked social isolation in one’s home; b) duration of continuous social isolation of at least 6 months; c) significant functional impairment or distress associated with the social isolation. Advances in the conceptualization and treatment plan are discussed.


Keywords: ; hikikomori; social isolation; social withdrawal; depression; modern-type depression

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Takahiro A. Kato, in "QUADERNI DI PSICOTERAPIA COGNITIVA" 48/2021, pp. 11-19, DOI:10.3280/qpc48-2021oa12137

   

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