Japanese boys go to their rooms -- and don't come out
There's a new trend among Japanese teenage boys: They drop out of life. Like the scary trend of anorexia among young girls in this country, in Japan it's high school boys who are retreating from the world, dropping out of life and staying in their bedrooms, sometimes for decades. It's all in today's NYT magazine story.
What do you think are some syndromes or unhealthy trends going on among American teens that aren't being recognized--by parents, teachers or the media?