Tag: proxy for mental illness

  • IS HIKIKOMORI SIMILAR TO SOCIAL ANXIETY?

    IS HIKIKOMORI SIMILAR TO SOCIAL ANXIETY?

    Hikikomori typically occurs in Japan and is a severe form of social isolation. Although some patients present an underlying mental disorder, others do not. Furtheremore, they are not disturbed by their isolation, nor are they afraid of social rejection, which sets this condition apart from social anxiety.