Internet Addiction, Hikikomori Syndrome, and the Prodromal Phase of Psychosis - Deepstash
Hikikomori: Acute Social Withdrawal

Computers, video games, and technological devices are part of young people’s everyday lives.

Hikikomori is a Japanese word describing a condition that mainly affects adolescents or young adu...

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Internet Addiction, Hikikomori Syndrome, and the Prodromal Phase of Psychosis

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Cause Of Hikikomori

Several factors are thought to be responsible for the growing prevalence of this condition. They include globalisation, increasing use of social media and developments in technology.

As a re...

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Hikikomori Connection With Other Symptoms

Experts are also beginning to explore hikikomori's possible connection with autism, depression, social anxiety and agoraphobia. Not only does a hikikomori person lose many years of their life in is...

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Pre-Treatment: Recognizing Depression

It can be difficult to tell the difference between normal sadness and depression. We can start by looking at:

1. How long the emotions and behaviour changes have lasted – if ...

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Cope With Anxiety Disorders Symptoms

There are several steps we can take to cope with anxiety disorder symptoms.

1. Explore stress management: Learn ways to manage stress, such as through meditation.

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The Recovery Process: CHIME framework

Apart from social withdrawal, it has revealed that many hikikomori cases have a sedentary lifestyle, which may harm both their mental and physical health.

In this case, there are many framew...

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Further Treatment

Like internet addiction, Hikikomori is an emerging psychiatric diagnosis, and the definition and clinical features are still a matter of debate.

But one thing is obvious: the hikikomo...

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