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Sekiguchi Hiroshi
  • Sekiguchi Hiroshi 
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Psychiatrist, born in Yokohama in 1957. Graduated from Saga Medical School. Head of the Bunko Kokoro no Clinic. Works include Hikikomori to futōkō: Kokoro no ido o horu toki (Social Withdrawal and Refusal to Attend School: Digging a Well in the Mind).
Islands of Solitude: A Psychiatrist’s View of the “Hikikomori”2017.12.13

Some estimate that up to 1 million people have withdrawn from society in Japan and are living holed up in their rooms. A psychiatrist who has worked with these recluses and their families for many years presents a first-hand view of what their lives are really like.

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