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The term “hikikomori” was first coined in Japan in the 1990s to describe a form of severe social isolation. Alan Teo, a psychiatrist with the Veterans Administration in Portland and an associate professor at OHSU, has been studying hikikomori for several years. Now, he is proposing a revised definition of the term in hopes that it will help doctors everywhere identify and treat the condition
The term “hikikomori” was first coined in Japan in the 1990s to describe a form of severe social isolation. Alan Teo, a psychiatrist with the Veterans Administration in Portland and an associate professor at OHSU, has been studying hikikomori for several years. Now, he is proposing a revised definition of the term in hopes that it will help doctors everywhere identify and treat the condition read more read less

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