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2-1-2013 Attachment and ' Hikikomori ' : A Psychosocial Developmental Model

  title={2-1-2013 Attachment and ' Hikikomori ' : A Psychosocial Developmental Model},
  author={Alexander Krieg and Jane R. Dickie},
Background: Hikikomori (acute social withdrawal) is a social issue in Japan that affects both the society and the lives of the individual sufferers. Aims: This study aims to connect attachment theory and hikikomori by using a culturally sensitive psychosocial developmental model that outlines the various stages of attachment throughout the developmental years. Method: Twenty–four hikikomori sufferers and 60 comparison group participants were given questionnaires assessing parent and peer… Expand

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