TODAY: Dr Marcus Tan – Hikikomori in Singapore

TODAY’s article analyses the reasons why cases of hikikomori in Singapore largely go unreported, why there may be no local studies, the difficulties of addressing the condition, and emphasises the need to bring awareness on hikikomori.

Dr Marcus Tan, a consultant psychiatrist at Nobel Psychological Wellness Clinic, said that hikikomori is not a psychiatric diagnosis per se. He shared that treatment for those affected is long and tremendous, as there is no set clinical approach and strategy for the condition.

Read the whole article here: https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/hikikomori-singapore-recluses-hidden-view-and-loss-help