Mental Disability / Psychiatry



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Table of Contents
Literature (Various Writings)
Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.
Theme Related Links
Newspaper Articles


ABE Akane
GONDO Mayumi
HIZAWA Yoshihiko
HORI Tomohisa
NAKA Asayo

Literature (Various Writings)

By Our Members
TATEIWA Shin'ya November 13, 2015@The End of Mental Hospital Regime: In the Age of DementiaCSeidosha, 433p.@ISBN-10: 4791768884@ISBN-13: 978-4791768882@2800+@mamazonn^mkinokuniyan

TATEIWA Shin'ya@November 25, 2013@To Rebel Is Justified: Toward the Modern History of Psychiatry, Seidosha, 434p.@ISBN-10:4791767446@ISBN-13:978-4791767441 2800yen + tax [amazon]^[kinokuniya]

YOSHIMURA Yuri December 20, 2009 Politics in Clinical Settings: Micro and Macro Tools for Mental Disabilities, Seikatsu ShoinC263p.@ISBN-10: 4903690482 ISBN-13: 978-4903690483 3675yen@mamazonn^[kinokuniya]

Papers etc.
SHIRATA Koji@February 1, 2014 "What Makes the Mentally Disordered Hard to Live?: Can Social Model of Disability Include Mental Disorders?"
AOKI Hidemitsu June 1, 2013 "Surveys concerning Parents Having a Child with Schizophrenia and the Self"
GONDO Mayumi March 31, 2012 "A Case Study of Folk Cures as a Treatment Option for Mental Disabilities in Northern Vietnam"
Core Ethics 8:483-491@[PDF]
HAGIWARA Hiroshi March 31, 2012 "People with Mental Disorders and Consultation Services: Focusing on the Development of Community Life Support Centers for People with Mental Disorders in Japan"
Core Ethics 8:317-327@[PDF]
HORI Tomohisa February 1, 2012 "Modern and Contemporary Psychiatry"
March 25, 2011 Ars Vivendi Vol.3 (Special Feature: "Psyche")
YAMAGUCHI Maki March 25, 2011 "A Study on the Bottleneck of Diagnosing Disease Name in Memoirs of People with Autistic Disorder: Why Do they Try to Talk about 'False Step'?"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:92-105
KATAYAMA Tomoya March 25, 2011 "About the Discourse on Autistic Culture in the Age of Neoliberalism,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:106-116
FUJIWARA Nobuyuki March 25, 2011 "Prevention of 'Medicalized' Suicide Prevention Methods and Emphasis of Duties and Responsibilities of Family Members: Its Ideological Formation,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:117-132
HAGIWARA Hiroshi March 25, 2011 "The Image of People with Mental Disabilities in TV Dramas: From 'Lunatic' to "'Mental Illness',"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:133-143
ABE Akane March 25, 2011 "The Eve of Mental Health Reform in Japan: The Movement toward the Kanazawa Conference of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1969,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:144-154
HIZAWA Yoshihiko March 25, 2011 "Affinity between Law concerning Medical Care for and Protective Observation of a Person who Seriously Injured Others in a State of Mental Incompetence and Social Work,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:155-173
MINO Koji March 25, 2011 "What Is the Meaning of Work in the Clubhouse Model?"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:174-184
SUGIHARA Tsutomu March 25, 2011 "Viewpoint on Training for Students Studying Psychiatric Social Work Based on Resilience: Suggestion from Assertive Community Treatment Activities,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:185-197
NAKATA Kiichi March 25, 2011 "Study on Various Definitions of Self-help Groups: From the Viewpoint of Visibility and Imaginativity,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:198-209
YOSHIMURA Yuri March 25, 2011 "Social Work Profession Education with the Participation of Mentally Disabled People: Qualitative Analysis with Users of Mental Treatment on Interviews in the Treatment,"@Ars Vivendi Vol.3:210-239
ABE Akane March 31, 2010 "The Japanese Reform Movement of Psychiatric Medicine and Anti-psychiatry Thought in the 1970s," Core Ethics6: 1-11 [PDF]/[Abstract in English]
NAKA Asayo March 31, 2010 "Historical Background and Problems of the Psychiatric Service Exception: Its Establishment and Discussion for Revision," Core Ethics 6: 277-286
HAGIWARA Hiroshi March 31, 2010 "Government-led Awareness-raising Activities for Mental Health and Welfare," Core Ethics 6: 339-348
MATSUEDA Akiko March 31, 2010 "Tranquilizers in Vogue: Grounds and Progress of the Control of Over-the-counter Psychotropic Drugs," Core Ethics 6: 385-399 [PDF]/[Abstract in English]
MINO Koji March 31, 2010 "A Study on the View of Japanese Mental Health Experts about De-hospitalization," Core Ethics 6: 413-423 [PDF]/[Abstract in English]
YOSHIDA Sachie March 31, 2010 "A Study on Narrative and the Life of People with Mental Disorders: What Does the Word 'Support' Mean?," Core Ethics 6:485-496 [PDF]/ [Abstract in English]
NAKATA Kiichi March 31, 2009 "The Possibility of an Online Self-Help Group," Core Ethics 5:241-249
MATSUEDA Akiko March 31, 2009 "The Rise of Antidepressants: Psychiatric Discourse in Japan from the 1950s to the 1970s" Core Ethics 5:293-303 [Abstract]
MINO Koji March 31, 2009 "Trends in the Discourse in Japan about the Clubhouse Model" Core Ethics 5:315-326 [Abstract]
HIZAWA Yoshihiko March 31, 2008 "Problems of Legal Compulsion and Social Work: Certified Psychiatric Social Workers and the Act for the Medical Treatment and Supervision of Insane and Quasi-insane Persons who Cause Serious Harm", Core Ethics 4:305-317 [Abstract]
MATSUEDA Akiko March 31, 2008 "Evaluations of Psychiatric Medication: Affirmations and Criticisms from 1960s to 1980s in Japan and Abroad" (Research Note), Core Ethics 4:465-473 [Abstract]
SUGIHARA Tsutomu March 31, 2007 "A Study of Work and Living Support for People with Mental Illness by "Fureai Kohba" in Okinawa Prefecture", Core Ethics 3:223-237 [Abstract]
YOSHIMURA Yuri March 31, 2007 "Psychiatric Debate over Electric Shock Treatment", Core Ethics 3:375-390 [Abstract]

By Others
FUKUNISHI Isao 2001 Consultation-liaison Psychiatry in Japan, Basel & New York: Karger, 131p. ISBN-10: 3805572433@ISBN-13: 978-3805572439
KAWANISHI Yuko 2009 Mental Health Challenges Facing Contemporary Japanese Society: The "Lonely Crowd", Folkestone: Global Oriental, 175+xxip. ISBN-10: 1906876002@ISBN-13: 978-1906876005
KAWANISHI Yuko 2006 Families Coping with Mental Illness: Stories from the US & Japan, New York & London: Routledge, 230+xixp. ISBN-10: 0415952018@ISBN-13: 978-0415952019
KITANAKA Junko 2011 Depression in Japan: Psychiatric Cures for a Society in Distress, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 264p. ISBN-10: 069114205X@ISBN-13: 978-0691142050
LEENAARS Antoon A, Ronald W MARIS & Yoshitomo TAKAHASHI (Eds.) 1997 Suicide: Individual, Cultural, International Perspectives, New York: Guilford Publications, 151p. ISBN-10: 1572302402@ISBN-13: 978-1572302402
MEZZICH Juan E, Yutaka HONDA & Marianne C KASTRUP (Eds.) 1994 Psychiatric Diagnosis: A World Perspective, New York: Springer-Verlag, 336+xxiip. ISBN-10: 0387942211@ISBN-13: 978-0387942216
OKUMA Teruo, Shigenobu KANDA & Yuichi INOUE (Eds.) 2002 Recent Advances in the Research of Affective Disorders in Japan: 12th World Congress of Psychiatry, Yokohama, Japan 24-29 August 2002, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 212+viiip. ISBN-10: 0444507485@ISBN-13: 978-0444507488
OZAWA-DE Silva, Chikako 2006 Psychotherapy & Religion in Japan: The Japanese Introspection Practice of Naikan, London: Routledge. ISBN-10: 0415336759@ISBN-13: 978-0415336758
SAITOH Satoru, Peter STEINGLASS & Marc A SCHUCKIT (Eds.) 1992 Alcoholism & the Family: The 4th International Symposium of the Psychiatric Research Institute of Tokyo, New York: Brunner/Mazel, 310+xiip. ISBN-10: 0876306261@ISBN-13: 978-0876306260
TSENG Wen-Shing, Suk Choo CHANG & Masahisa NISHIZONO (Eds.) 2005 Asian Culture & Psychotherapy: Implications for East & West, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 313+ixp. ISBN-10: 0824821335@ISBN-13: 978-0824821333

ARIMURA Mayumi, Makoto IMAI, Masako OKAWA, Toshimasa FUJIMURA & Naoto YAMADA 2010 "Sleep, Mental Health Status, & Medical Errors among Hospital Nurses in Japan," Industrial Health, 48(6): 811-817 .
@[PDF](National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health, Japan)
ARIYOSHI Hiromi 2009 "Development & Evaluation of a Mental Health Care System at a Japanese Company," AAOHN Journal: Official Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, 57(2):59-65.
ASAI Kunihiko, 1994 "Psychiatric Diagnosis & Mental Health Services in Japan," Juan E MEZZICH, Yutaka HONDA & Marianne C KASTRUP (Eds.) Psychiatric Diagnosis: A World Perspective, New York: Springer-Verlag, 110-122. ISBN-10: 0387942211@ISBN-13: 978-0387942216
@[PDF](Japanese Association of Mental Health Services)
ASAI Kunihiko 1991 "Mental Health Services in Japan," Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 18(2): 141-154.
ASAI Kunihiko 1990 "Mental Health Services in Japan," Journal of Korean Medical Science, 5(3): 117-126.
@[PDF](U.S. National Library of Medicine)
ASAI Kunihiko 1985 "Mental Health Screening of Children in Japan," Psychiatry, 5: 25-32.
@[PDF](Japanese Association of Mental Health Services)

COLUCCI Erminia, Claire M KELLY, Harry MINAS, Anthony F JORM & Yuriko SUZUKI 2011 "Mental Health First Aid Guidelines for Helping a Suicidal Person: A Delphi Consensus Study in Japan," International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 5: 12-21.
@[PDF](Mental Health First Aid)
EBATA Keisuke & Yuko MIYAKE 1989 "A Mental Health Survey of the Vietnamese Refugee in Japan," International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 35(2): 164-172.
EJIRI Mihoko "Women's Mental Health in Japan," Journal of Tsuda College (Tsudajuku-Daigaku kiyo), 28: 1-18.

FUJII Senta, Hiroshi KATO & Kiyoshi MAEDA 2007 "A Simple Interview-format Screening Measure for Disaster Mental Health: An Instrument Newly Developed after the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake in Japan - The Screening Questionnaire for Disaster Mental Health (SQD)," The Kobe Journal of Medical Sciences, 53(6): 375-385.
@[PDF](Kobe University)
FUJIWARA Takeo, Makiko OKUYAMA, Mayuko IZUMI & Yukiko OSADA 2010 "The Impact of Childhood Abuse History & Domestic Violence on the Mental Health of Women in Japan," Child Abuse & Neglect, 34(4): 267-274.
FUJIWARA Takeo, Norito KAWAKAMI & World Mental Health Japan Survey Group 2011 "Association of Childhood Adversities with the First Onset of Mental Disorders in Japan: Results from the World Mental Health Japan, 2002-2004," Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45(4): 481-487.
FURUKAWA Toshi, Norito KAWAKAMI, Mari SAITOH, Yutaka ONO, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Yosikazu NAKAMURA, Hisateru TACHIMORI, Noboru IWATA, Hidenori UDA, Hideyuki NAKANE, Makoto WATANABE, Yoichi NAGANUMA, Yukihiro HATA, Masayo KOBAYASHI, Yuko MIYAKE, Tadashi TAKESHIMA & Takehiko KIKKAWA 2008 "The Performance of the Japanese Version of the K6 & K10 in the World Mental Health Survey Japan," International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 17(3): 152-158.

HAMANO Tsuyoshi, Yoshikazu FUJISAWA, Yu ISHIDA, S V SUBRAMANIAN, Ichiro KAWACHI & Kuninori Shiwaku 2010 "Social Capital & Mental Health in Japan: A Multilevel Analysis," PloS One, 5(10).
@[HTML](PloS One)
HAYASHI Yoshihiro 2010 "On the Tradition of Buddhism (Temples) in Japan & Their Social Function: Focusing on the Aspects of Their Mental Health," Bulletin of Kochi Women's University: Series of Faculty of Social Welfere, 59: 115-124.
HIRAYASU Yoshio, Chiaki KAWANISHI, Naohiro YONEMOTO, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Yoshiro OKUBO, Akio SAKAI, Toshifumi KISHIMOTO, Hitoshi MIYAOKA, Kotaro OTSUKA, Yoshito KAMIJO, Yutaka MATSUOKA & Toru ARUGA 2009 "A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial of Post-suicide Attempt Case Management for the Prevention of Further Attempts in Japan (ACTION-J)," BMC Public Health, 9(1): 364-.
@[PDF](BioMed Central)
HOSHINA Kiyoshi 2003 "Participation of the Japan Pediatric Association: A Training Project for Consultants in Children's Mental Health," Japan Medical Association Journal, 46(3): 115-120.

ICHIKAWA Kaoru, Tomoko MATSUI, Tooru TSUNODA, Koji TERUYA, Takamoto UEMURA, Nobuo TAKEDA, Hiroteru OKAMOTO & Shinji FUKAZAWA 2008 "The Relationships of Sleep Duration & Mental Health with Electrocardiographic Findings: A Retrospective-cohort Study in Okinawa, Japan," Environmental Health & Preventive Medicine, 13(4): 227-233.
@[PDF](U.S. National Library of Medicine)
ICHIKAWA Masao, Shinji NAKAHARA & Susumu WAKAI 2006 "Effect of Post-Migration Detention on Mental Health among Afghan Asylum Seekers in Japan," Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(4): 341-346.
IKEMI A, D RYBACK, S KUBOTA, E NODA, H TAKEHARA, T KUNISADA, A DOI, H HIRODE & S NAGATA 2000 "Person-Centered-Experiential Approaches to Corporate Mental Health & EQ Promotion in Japan," Kobe College Studies, 47(2): 257-273.
IMAI Hirohisa, Hiroyuki NAKAO, Yoshihiko NAKAGI, Satoko NIWATA, Yoshihiko SUGIOKA, Toshihiro ITOH & Takahiko YOSHIDA 2006 "Prevalence of Burnout among Public Health Nurses in Charge of Mental Health Services & Emergency Care Systems in Japan," Environmental Health & Preventive Medicine, 11(6): 286-291.
INOUE Akiomi, Norito KAWAKAMI, Masao TSUCHIYA, Keiko SAKURAI & Hideki HASHIMOTO 2010 "Association of Occupation, Employment Contract, & Company Size with Mental Health in a National Representative Sample of Employees in Japan," Journal of Occupational Health, 52(4): 227-240.
@[PDF](Japan Society for Occupational Health)
INOUE Takayo & T ITO 1995 "Acculturation & the Mental Health of International Students in Their First Year in Japan," Intercultural Education, 9: 128-141.
ITO Hiroto 2000 "The Present & Future of Mental Health Care in Japan," Epidemiologia e psichiatria sociale, 9(2): 79-83.
ITO Hiroto & Lloyd I SEDERER 1999 "Mental Health Services Reform in Japan," Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 7(4): 208-215.
@[PDF](The University of Hawaii)
ITO Junichiro, Iwao OSHIMA, Masaki NISHIO & Eri KUNO 2009 "Initiative to Build a Community-based Mental Health System Including Assertive Community Treatment for People with Severe Mental Illness in Japan," American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 12(3): 247-260.
IWASAKI Michiko 2005 "Mental Health & Counseling in Japan: A Path Toward Societal Transformation," Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 27(2): 129-141.
IWATA Yasuo 1993 "The Mental Health Consumers' Self-help Movement in Japan," New Directions for Mental Health Services, 60: 77-87.

JOU Yuh Huey & Hiromi FUKUDA 1997 "Stress & Social Support in Mental & Physical Health of Chinese Students in Japan," Psychological reports, 81(3; Pt2): 1303-1312.
@[PDF](Academia Sincia, Institute of Ethnology)

KAGEYAMA Takayuki, Ichiyo MATSUZAKI, Nobuaki MORITA, Shinichiro SASAHARA, Shinji SATOH & Hiroyuki NAKAMURA 2011 "Mental Health of Scientific Researchers: I. Characteristics of Job Stress among Scientific Researchers Working at a Research Park in Japan," International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 74(3): 199-205.
KAMIBEPPU Keiko, Kaori NISHIGAKI, Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Hiroko SUZUMIYA & Keiko YOSHIDA 2007 "Factors Associated with Skills of Health Visitors in Maternal-infant Mental Health in Japan," Bioscience Trends, 1(3): 149-55.
KANEITA Y, T OHIDA, Y OSAKI, T TANIHATA, M MINOWA, K SUZUKI, K WADA, H KANDA & K HAYASHI 2007 "Association between Mental Health Status & Sleep Status among Adolescents in Japan: A Nationwide Cross-sectional Survey," The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68(9): 1426-1435.
KASAHARA Yomishi, Osamu FUJITA & Katsumasa SAKAI 1987 "Industrialization & Mental Health in Japan: Mental Health of Large Enterprise Employees in Their 40s & 50s," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 41(2): 179-185.
KAWAKAMI Norito, Tadashi TAKESHIMA, Yutaka ONO, Hidenori UDA, Yukihiro HATA, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Hideyuki NAKANE, Noboru IWATA, Toshiaki FURUKAWA & Takehiko KIKKAWA 2005 "Twelve-month Prevalence, Severity, & Treatment of Common Mental Disorders in Communities in Japan: Preliminary Finding from the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2003," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 59(4): 441-452.
KAWAKAMI Norito, Tadashi TAKESHIMA, Yutaka ONO, Hidenori UDA, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Y NAKAMURA, Hisateru TACHIMORI, Noboru IWATA, Hideyuki NAKANE, M WATANABE, Yoichi NAGANUMA, Toshiaki FURUKAWA, Yukihiro HATA, Masayo KOBAYASHI, Yuko MIYAKE & Takehiko KIKKAWA 2008 "Twelve-month Prevalence, Severity, & Treatment of Common Mental Disorders in Communities in Japan: The World Mental Health Japan 2002-2004 Survey," Ronald C KESSLER & T BEDIRHAN Üstun (Eds.) The WHO World Mental Health Surveys: Global Perspectives on the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders, Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 474-485. ISBN-10: 0521884195@ISBN-13: 978-0521884198
KIKUZAWA Saeko 2006 "Multiple Roles & Mental Health in Cross-Cultural Perspective: The Elderly in the United States & Japan," Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 47(1): 62-76.
KITANAKA Junko 2003 "Jungians & the Rise of Psychotherapy in Japan: A Brief Historical Note," Transcultural Psychiatry, 40(2): 239-247.
KITANAKA Junko 2008 "Diagnosing Suicides of Resolve: Psychiatric Practice in Contemporary Japan," Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry, 35(2): 152-176.
KITANAKA Junko 2009 "Questioning the Suicide of Resolve: Medico-legal Disputes Regarding 'Overwork Suicide' in Twentieth-Century Japan," J WEAVER & D WRIGHT (Eds.) Histories of Suicide: International Perspectives on Self-Destruction in the Modern World, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 257-80. ISBN-10: 0802096328@ISBN-13: 978-0802096326
KOIZUMI Kiyoka & Paul HARRIS 1992 "Mental Health Care in Japan," Hospital & Community Psychiatry, 43(11): 1100-1103.
KONDO Shu, Koichiro OTSUKA, Glaucia Tiyomi SAWAGUCHI, Elisa Tatsuko HONDA, Yosikazu NAKAMURA & Satoshi KATO 2010 "Mental Health Status of Japanese-Brazilian Children at Brazilian Schools in Japan," Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 2(2): 92-98.
KONDO Shu, Koichiro OTSUKA, Glaucia Tiyomi SAWAGUCHI, Lincoln Sakiara MIYASAKA, Elisa Tatsuko HONDA, Yosikazu NAKAMURA & Satoshi KATO 2011 "Mental Health Status of Japanese-Brazilian Children in Japan & Brazil," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 65(3): 226-232.
KUDO Kaoru, Kotaro OTSUKA, Jin ENDO, Tomoyuki YOSHIDA, Hisayasu ISONO, Takehito YAMBE, Hikaru NAKAMURA, Sachiyo KAWAMURA, Atsuhiko KOEDA, Junko YAGI, Nobuo KEMUYAMA, Hisako HARADA, Fuminori CHIDA, Shigeatsu ENDO & Akio SAKAI 2010 "Study of the Outcome of Suicide Attempts: Characteristics of Hospitalization in a Psychiatric Ward Group, Critical Care Center Group, & Nonhospitalized Group," BMC Psychiatry, 10: 4-11.
@[PDF](BioMed Central)
KUNO E & N ASUKAI 2000 "Efforts toward Building a Community-based Mental Health System in Japan," International Journal of Law & Psychiatry, 23(3 & 4): 361-373.
KUANG Mei-Fun 2005 "Mental Health & Sexual Orientation of Females in Japan: Using the Internet as a Research Tool," Journal of Japanese Clinical Psychology, 23(2): 256-260.

LAMBERT Vickie A, Clinton E LAMBERT, Joanne ITANOB, Jillian INOUYEB, Susie KIMC, Wipada KUNIVIKTIKULD, Yajai SITTHIMONGKOLE, Kanuangnit PONGTHAVORNKAMOLE, Saipin GASEMGITVATTANAE & Misae ITO 2004 "Cross-cultural Comparison of Workplace Stressors, Ways of Coping & Demographic Characteristics as Predictors of Physical & Mental Health among Hospital Nurses in Japan, Thailand, South Korea & the USA (Hawaii)," International Journal of Nursing Studies, 41(6): 671-684
LEE Chang-ho, Sung-kil MIN, Woo-taek JEON, Mika KIGAWAC & Michiya SUGAWARA 2009 "Mental Health & Quality of Life of North Korean Defectors Living in Japan," Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 2(3): 95-99.

MARUYAMA Anna 2006 "Mental Health Problems in Primary Care: In the Context of General Health Service in Japan," Japan Medical Association Journal, 49(1): 3-14.
@[PDF](Japanese Medical Association)
MATSUBARA Taro 1985 "Mental Health of the Aged in the Depopulated Areas of Japan," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 39(4): 465-471.
MATSUDA M & G HUNT 2004 "Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) in Japan & the 'Hermit Crabs' Home' Mental Health Project," Nursing Ethics, 11(2): 203-204.
MATSUMURA Janice 2004 "Mental Health as Public Peace: Kaneko Junji & the Promotion of Psychiatry in Modern Japan," Modern Asian Studies, 38(4): 899-930.
MIGITA Reiko, Hisako YANAGI & Shigeo TOMURA 2005 "Factors Affecting the Mental Health of Residents in a Communal-housing Project for Seniors in Japan," Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics, 41(1): 1-14.
MINO Yoshio & Shimpei INOUE 1991 "Recent Topics in Psychiatry & Mental Health in Japan," Psychiatric Bulletin, 15: 500-502.
@[PDF](Royal College of Psychiatrists)
MINO Yoshio, Jun SHIGEMI, Toshihide TSUDA, Nobufumi YASUDA & Paul BEBBINGTON 1999 "Perceived Job Stress & Mental Health in Precision Machine Workers of Japan: A 2 Year Cohort Study," Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 56(1): 41-45.
MINO Yoshio, Jun SHIGEMI, Toshihide TSUDA, Nobufumi YASUDA, Akira BABAZONO & Paul BEBBIGTON 2000 "Recovery from Mental Ill Health in an Occupational Setting:A Cohort Study in Japan," Journal of Occupational Health, 42(1): 66-71.
@[PDF](Japan Society for Occupational Health)
MIYASAKA Lincoln Sakiara, Koichiro OTSUKA, Keisuke TSUJI, Alvaro Nagib ATALLAH, Joseph KUNIHIRO, Yoshikazu NAKAMURA, Satoshi KATO, Yu ABE & Yoshiro KAMADA 2002 "Mental Health of Two communities of Japanese-Brazilians: A Comparative Study in Japan & in Brazil," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 56(1): 55-64.
MIYASAKA Lincoln Sakiara, Soraya CANASIRO, Yu ABE, Koichiro OTSUKA, Keisuke TSUJI, Takuji HAYASHI, Sérgio Baxter ANDREOLI, Décio NAKAGAWA, Itiro SHIRAKAWA, Álvaro Nagib ATALLAH & Satoshi KATO 2007 "Migration & Mental Health: Japanese Brazilians in Japan & in Brazil," Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria, 56(1): 48-52.
@[PDF](SciELD Brazil)
MUNAKATA Tsunetsugu 1986 "Sociocultural Background of the Mental Health System in Japan," Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry, 10(4): 351-365.
MUNAKATA Tsunetsugu 1986 "Japan's Mental Health Care Delivery System in the Eighties: A Statistical Survey," Journal of Mental Health, 33: 155-193.
MUNAKATA Tsunetsugu 1989 "The Socio-cultural Significance of the Diagnostic Label "Neurasthenia" in Japan's Mental Health Care System," Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry, 13(2): 203-213.

NAGAI Michiko, Kenji TSUCHIYA, Timothea TOULOPOULOU & Nori TAKEI 2007 "Poor Mental Health Associated with Job Dissatisfaction among School Teachers in Japan," Journal of Occupational Health, 49(6): 515-522.
@[PDF](Japan Society for Occupational Health)
NAGANUMA Yoichi, Hisateru TACHIMORI, Norito KAWAKAMI, Tadashi TAKESHIMA, Yutaka ONO, Hidenori UDA, Yukihiro HATA, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Hideyuki NAKANE, Noboru IWATA, Toshiaki FURUKAWA & Takehiko KIKKAWA 2006 "Twelve-month Use of Mental Health Services in Four Areas in Japan: Findings from the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2003," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 60(2): 240-248.
NAITO Ayumi 2007 "Internet Suicide in Japan: Implications for Child & Adolescent Mental Health," Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 12(4): 583-597.
@[PDF](The Colorado State Fire ChiefsfAssociation)
NAKAO Rieko, Sumihisa HONDA, Kazuhiko MOJI, Yasuyo ABE & Kiyoshi AOYAGI 2011 "Relationship between Lifestyle & Mental Health: A Population-based Survey in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan," Acta Medica Nagasakiensia 55(2): 55-60.
@[PDF](Nagasaki University)
NEMOTO Kiyotaka, Hirokazu TACHIKAWA, Noriko SODEYAMA, Goh ENDO, Kouki HASHIMOTO, Katusyoshi MIZUKAMI & Takashi ASADA 2007 "Quality of Internet Information Referring to Mental Health & Mental Disorders in Japan," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 61(3): 243-248.
NG Chee, Yutaro SETOYA, Asuka KOYAMA & Tadashi TAKESHIMA 2010 "The Ongoing Development of Community Mental Health Services in Japan: Utilizing Strengths & Oppotunities," Australasian Psychiatry: Bulletin of Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 18(1): 57-62.
NISHI Nobuo, Mie KUROSAWA, Masaru NOHARA, Shigenori OGURI, Fuminori CHIDA, Kotaro OTSUKA, Akio SAKAI & Akira OKAYAMA 2005 "Knowledge of & Attitudes toward Suicide & Depression among Japanese in Municipalities with High Suicide Rates," Journal of Epidemiology, 15(2): 48-55.
NODA Fumitaka 1998 "Mental Health Issues Affecting Ethnic Minorities in Japan," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 52(Suppl): S367-369.
NODA Fumitaka, Campbell CLARK, Hisako TERADA, Naoki HAYASHI, Keiko MAEDA, Mikiko SATO, Keiko ITO, Junko KITANAKA, Takeshi ASAI, Takashi NISHIMURA, Kenji KUSHIGAMI, Kazushi OKADA, Yosuke TANIGUCHI, Tomoyuki MANTANI 2004 "Community Discharge of Patients with Schizophrenia: A Japanese Experience," Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 28(2): 143-149.

OHNISHI Kayoko, Yumiko HAYAMA & Shinji KOSUGI 2008 "An Analysis of Patient Rights Violations in Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan After the Enactment of the Mental Health Act of 1987," Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 29(12): 1290-1303.
OKABAYASHI Hideki, Jersey LIANG, Neal KRAUSE, Hiroko AKIYAMA & Hidehiro SUGISAWA 2004 "Mental Health among Older Adults in Japan: Do Sources of Social Support & Negative Interaction Make a Difference?," Social Science & Medicine, 59(11): 2259-2270
@[PDF](University of Ljubljana)
OKAGAMI Kazuo & Shuich WADA 1985 "Community mental health services in Japan: The Roles of Public Health Centers, Mental Health Centers, & the National Institute of Mental Health," Journal of Mental Health, 32: 141-146. ONO Yutaka, Norito KAWAKAMI, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Yosikazu NAKAMURA, Hisateru TACHIMORI, Noboru IWATA, Hidenori UDA, Hideyuki NAKANE, Makoto WATANABE, Yoichi NAGANUMA, Toshiaki FURUKAWA, Yukihiro HATA, Masayo KOBAYASHI, Yuko MIYAKE, Miyuki TAJIMA, Tadashi TAKESHIMA & Takehiko KIKKAWA 2008 "Prevalence of & Risk Factors for Suicide-related Outcomes in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys Japan," Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 62(4): 442-449.
ONO Yutaka, Shuichi AWATA, Hideharu IIDA, Yasushi ISHIDA, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Hiroto IWASA, Yuichi KAMEI, Yutaka MOTOHASHI, Atsuo NAKAGAWA, Jun NAKAMURA, Nobuyuki NISHI, Kotaro OTSUKA, Hirofumi OYAMA, Akio SAKAI, Hironori SAKAI, Yuriko SUZUKI, Miyuki TAJIMA, Eriko TANAKA, Hidenori UDA, Naohiro YONEMOTO, Toshihiko YOTSUMOTO & Naoki WATANABE 2008 "A Community Intervention Trial of Multimodal Suicide Prevention Program in Japan: A Novel Multimodal Community Intervention Program to Prevent Suicide & Suicide Attempt in Japan, NOCOMIT-J," BMC Public Health, 8(1): 315-322.
@[PDF](BioMed Central)
OSHIMA Iwao & Eri KUNO 2006 "Living Arrangements of Individuals with Schizophrenia in Japan: Impact of Community-based Mental Health Services," International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 52(1): 55-64.
OTSUKA Koichiro 2008 "Mental Health Problems in Japanese Brazilians in Japan from the Viewpoint of 'Transnational Migrant Community' in a Post-modern World," World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review, 3(4): 198-203.
@[PDF](World Association of Cultural Psychiatry)
OTSUKA Kotaro, Akio SAKAI & Eri SHIBATA 2006 "Efficacy of Congenitive Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder with History of Frequent Suicide Attempts," The Journal of the Iwate Medical Association, 58(2): 145-148.

SAITO Satoru 2004 "Mental Health Problems in a Society with Declining Birth Rates: What's Happening in Japan?," International Medical Journal, 11(3): 172-182.
SEMBA Tsuneo 2006 "Present Issues in Mental Health & Welfare Services in Japan," Japanese Bulletin of Social Psychiatry, 14(Suppliment): 40-48.
SAKUTA Tsutomu 1991 "New Mental Health Legislation in Japan," Psychiatric Bulletin, 15: 559-561.
@[PDF](The Royal College of Psychiatrists)
SAKUTA Tsutomu 1992 "Some Changes in Mental Health Services after the Introduction of New Mental Health Laws in Japan," Journal of Mental Health, 1(3): 276-278.
SATO Tadahiko 1986 "Mental Health Law Problems in Japan & Its Perspectives in Other Countries," Anales de salud mental, 2(1 & 2): 72-81.
SHIINA Akihiro, Mihisa FUJISAKI, Takako NAGATA, Yasunori ODA, Masatoshi SUZUKI, Masahiro YOSHIZAWA, Masaomi IYO & Yoshito IGARASHI 2011 "Expert Consensus on Hospitalization for Assessment: A Survey in Japan for a New Forensic Mental Health System," Annals of General Psychiatry. 10: 11-21.
@[PDF](BioMed Central)
SHINFUKU Naotaka, Susumu SUGAWARA, Teruo YANAKA & Mariko KIMURA 1998 "Mental Health in the City of Kobe, Japan," David GOLDBERG & Graham THRONICRAFT (Eds.) Mental Health in Our Future Cities, Hove: Psychology Press, 125-146. ISBN-10: 0863775462@ISBN-13: 978-0863775468
SHINOZAKI H & K SONE 1989 "The "new" Mental Health Law in Japan," Japan-hospitals: The Journal of the Japan Hospital Association, 8: 115-135.
STASTNY Peter 2000 "Involuntary Psychiatric Interventions: A Breach of the Hippocratic Oath?," Ethical Human Sciences and Services 2(1): 21-41@http://www.community-consortium.org/pdfs/Involuntary%20Psych%20Interventions.pdf
SUGIURA Tomoko, Shinji SAKAMOTO, Eriko TANAKA, Atsuko TOMODA & Toshiori KITAMURA 2001 "Labeling Effect of Seishin-bunretsu-byou, the Japanese Translation for Schizophrenia: An Argument for Relabeling," International Journal of Social Psychology, 47(2): 43-51.
SUZUKI Kenshu, Takashi OHIDA, Yoshitaka KANEITA, Eise YOKOYAMA, Takeo MIYAKE, Satoru HARANO, Yuko YAGI, Eiji IBUKA, Akiyo KANEKO, Takako TSUTSUI & Makoto UCHIYAMA 2001 "Mental Health Status, Shift Work, & Occupational Accidents among Hospital Nurses in Japan," Journal of Occupational Health, 46(6): 448-454.
@[PDF](Japan Society for Occupational Health)

TAJIMA Osamu 2001 "Mental Health Care in Japan: Recognition & Treatment of Fepression & Anxiety Disorders," The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 62(Suppl 13): 39-46.
TAKAHASHI Chizuko, Fuminori CHIDA, Hikaru NAKAMURA, Hiroshi AKASAKA, Junko YAGI, Atsuhiko KOEDA, Eri TAKUSARI, Kotaro OTSUKA & Akio SAKAI 2011 "The Impact of Inpatient Suicide on Psychiatric Nurses & Their Need for Support," BMC Psychiatry, 11(1): 38-45.
@[PDF](BioMed Central)
TAKASAKI Yohsuke, Norito KAWAKAMI, Masao TSUCHIYA, Yutaka ONO, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Yosikazu NAKAMURA, Hisateru TACHIMORI, Noboru IWATA, Hidenori UDA, Hideyuki NAKANE, Makoto WATANABE, Yoichi NAGANUMA, Toshiaki FURUKAWA, Yukihiro HATA, Masayo KOBAYASHI, Yuko MIYAKE, Tadashi TAKESHIMA & Takehiko KIKKAWA 2008 "Heart Disease, Other Circulatory Diseases, & Onset of Major Depression among Community Residents in Japan: Results of the World Mental Health Survey Japan 2002-2004," Acta Medica Okayama, 62(4): 241-249.
@[PDF](University of Okayama)
TAKIZAWA Tohru, Tsuyoshi KONDO, Osamu TANAKA, Norie WAKE, Kuoichi NAKA, Hidemi TODORIKI & Hiroshi ISHIZU 2009 "Current Status of Infant Mental Health in Day-care Centres in Japan: An Investigation of Okinawa & Aomori Prefectures," Early Child Development & Care, 179(5): 609-618.
TOKUDA Yasuharu, Keiko HAYANO, Makiko OZAKI, Seiji BITO, Haruo YANAI & Shunzo KOIZUMI 2009 "The Interrelationships between Working Conditions, Job Satisfaction, Burnout and Mental Health among Hospital Physicians in Japan: a Path Analysis," Industrial Health, 47(2): 166-172.
@[PDF](National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan)
TOTSUKA Etsuro 1990 "The History of Japanese Psychiatry & the Rights of Mental Patients," Psychiatrie Bulletin, 14: 193-200
@[PDF](Royal College of Psychiatrists)
TSUCHIYA Kenji & Nori TAKEI 2004 "Focus on Psychiatry in Japan," British Journal of Psychiatry, 184: 88-92.
@[HTML](Royal College of Psychiatry)
TSUCHIYA Masao, Norito KAWAKAMI, Yutaka ONO, Yoshibumi NAKANE, Yosikazu NAKAMURA, Hisateru TACHIMORI, Noboru IWATA, Hidenori UDA, Hideyuki NAKANE, Makoto WATANABE, Yoichi NAGANUMA, Toshiaki FURUKAWA, Yukihiro HATA, Masayo KOBAYASHI, Yuko MIYAKE, Tadashi TAKESHIMA, Takehiko KIKKAWA & Ronald C KESSLER 2009 "Lifetime Comorbidities between Phobic Disorders & Major Depression in Japan: Results from the World Mental Health Japan 2002-2004 Survey," Depression & Anxiety, 26(10): 949?955.

WEINGOURT R, T MARUYAMA, I SAWADA & J YOSHINO 2001 "Domestic Violence & Women's Mental Health in Japan," International Nursing Review, 48(2): 102-108.

YAMASHITA Mineko 1998 "Newman's Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness: Research on Family Caregiving in Mental Illness in Japan," Nursing Science Quarterly, 11(3): 110-115.
YAMAZAKI Shin, Shunichi FUKUHARA & Joseph GREEN 2005 "Usefulness of Five-item & Three-item Mental Health Inventories to Screen for Depressive Symptoms in the General Population of Japan," Health & Quality of Life Outcomes, 2005(August 8; 3): 48.
@[PDF](BioMed Central)
YAMAZAKI Shin, Shunichi FUKUHARA, Joseph GREEN, Osamu TAKAHASHI, Takuro SHIMBO, Hiroyoshi ENDO, Shigeaki HINOHARA & Tsuguya FUKUI 2008 "Headache, Mental Health, & Use of Medical Resources: Health Diary Study in Japan," Journal of Health Science, 54(1): 30-36.
@[PDF](Phrmaceutical Society of Japan)
YOKOYAMA S 1970 "Industrialization & Mental Health in Japan," Social Science & Medicine, 3(4): 689-691.
YOSHIKAWA Kazuo & Pamela J TAYLOR 2003 "New Forensic Mental Health Law in Japan," Criminal Behaviour & Mental Health, 13(4): 225-228.
YOSHIMASU Kouichi, Norito KAWAKAMI & WMH-J 2002-2006 Survey Group 2011 "Epidemiological Aspects of Intermittent Explosive Disorder in Japan; Prevalence & Psychosocial Comorbidity: Findings from the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2006," Psychiatric Research, 186(2 & 3): 384-389.

Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.

FUJIWARA Nobuyuki@May 16, 2010@"Local Achievements and Attribution of Responsibility at the Level of Description of Acts against Medicalized Suicide," The 36th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society of Health and Medical Sociology, Yamaguchi Prefectual Universirty
MINO Koji February 27-28, 2010 "A Study on the Equality between People with Mental Disabilities and their Supporters: The Joint Research with the Patients and Professionals," The 20th Meeting of the Japanese Society for the Study of Human Welfare and Culture, Waseda University
WATANABE Aiko September 26-27, 2009 Poster Presentation "Disabled People and Generation and Development of Performing Arts: From 1970s to the Present," The 6th Annual Convention of Japan Society of Disability Studies, Ritsumeikan University
YOSHIDA Sachie September 26-27, 2009 "Strategies for People with 'Aging' to Live in the Society: Life History of People with Disabilities," The 6th Annual Convention of Japan Society of Disability Studies, Ritsumeikan University
YAMAGUCHI Maki September 26-27, 2009 "What is the Problem of Diagnosing Disease Name?: Study from the Viewpoint of Requesting the Disease Name and Voicing It" Abstract in Japanese The 6th Meeting of Japan Society for Disability Studies, Ritsumeikan University
MINO Koji September 26-27, 2009 "Research on Equality at Disabled Facilities for "the Involved Persons with Mental Disabilities and their Supporters: Trial of Change of Support Relationship through Research of a Club House Model," The 6th Annual Convention of Japan Society of Disability Studies, Ritsumeikan University@[Abstract in Japanese]
MATSUEDA Akiko September 26-27, 2009 "Process of Regulation of Psychotropic Drugs and its Ground for Argument: A Case of Tranquilizer," The 6th Annual Convention of Japan Society of Disability Studies, Ritsumeikan University@[Abstract in Japanese]
ABE Akane September 26-27, 2009 "Impact of "Antipsychiatry" Made on Reform of Japanese Psychiatric Treatments in 1970s," The 6th Annual Convention of Japan Society of Disability Studies, Ritsumeikan University@[Abstract in Japanese]
KATAYAMA Tomoya July 21, 2009 Lecture "A Proposal to Psychiatric Approach," The Symposium of the 13th Medical Treatment Research Convention in Yokohama City [Presentation Material in Japanese], Power Point file
YOSHIDA Sachie June 7, 2009 "A Study on How to Support People with Mental Disabilities to Live in Local Community: From the Life History of a Person with Mental Disability (Japanese)
Topic Session at the 7th Convention of the Japan Welfare Sociology Association, Nihon Fukushi University, Nagoya Paper in Japanese (MS Word)
MINO Koji June 7, 2009 "De-Institutionalize Movement in the US: Before and After the Kennedy Message" The 7th Meeting of Japan Welfare Sociology Association, Session Report, Nihon Fukushi University. Details in Japanese
MATSUEDA Akiko June 7, 2009 "The Rise of Tranquilizer in 1050s to 60s" The 7th Meeting of Japan Welfare Sociology Association, Nihon Fukushi University Nagoya Campus, Abstract in Japanese

Theme Related Links

Bethel House
Community Mental Health & Welfare Bonding Organization (Japanese)
Inclusion Japan
International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions
Japan Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Japan National Group of Mentally Disabled People
Japanese Association of Mental Health Services (NPO)
Japanese Association of Neuro-Psychiatric Clinics (Japanese)
Japanese Association of Psychiatric Hospitals (Japanese)
Japanese Association of Psychiatric Social Workers (Japanese)
Japanese Hospital and Community Psychiatry Association (Japanese)
Japanese Psychogeriatric Society
Japanese Society for Occupational Mental Health (Japanese)
Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry
Japanese Society of General Hospital Psychiatry
Japanese Society of Mood Disorders (Japanese)
Japanese Society of Neuropsychopharmacology (Japanese)
Japanese Society of Pediatric Psychiatry and Neurology (Japanese)
Japanese Society of Social Psychiatry (Japanese)
Japanese Society of Transcultual Psychiatry
Mental Health Services Consumer's Homepage (Japanese)
Mind: For Better Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
Psychiatric Survivors
Royal College of Psychiatrist (RCPSYCH)
Smile Navigator (Japanese)
Study Group on Mental Health and Society
The Antipsychiatry Coalition
The Japanese Association for Emergency Psychiatry (Japanese)
The Japanese Association of Stress Science (Japanese)
The Japanese Psychiatric Nurses Association (Japanese)
The Japanese Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Japanese)
The Japanese Society for the History of Psychiatry (Japanese)
The Japanese Society of Clinical Neuropsychopharmacology
The Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology
World Federation of ADHD
World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry
World Psychiatric Association

Newspaper Articles

April 16, 2015 "Some Prisons in Japan Becoming eLike Nursing Homesf amid Surge in Elderly Offenders" (The Japan Times)
March 23, 2015 "Psychologist Connects Disaster-affected Children around the World" (The Japan Times)
March 8, 2015 "NGOs Looking out for Little Lives in the Wake of 3/11" (The Japan Times)
January 25, 2015 "Families, Acquaintances Dismayed by Latest Video of Japanese Hostage" (The Japan Times)
January 21, 2015 "Full Text of Obamafs State of the Union Address" (The Japan Times)
January 14, 2015 "More Japanese Children Being Prescribed Psychotropic Drugs" (The Japan Times)
January 7, 2015 "Freed South Korean Slaves Now Face Misery in Homeless Shelters; Some Consider Going Back" (The Japan Times)
January 6, 2015 "Facility Offers Rare Day Care for Children with Special Needs" (The Japan Times)
August 27, 2014 "Special Psychiatric Assistance Teams Counsel Hiroshima Landslide Victims" (The Japan Times)
June 29, 2014 "How WWI Shaped the 20th Century and Beyond" (The Japan Times)
June 19, 2014 "Cafe Caters to Mentally Disabled" (The Japan Times)
June 2, 2014 "Badges for eInvisible Disabilitiesf Catching on" (The Japan Times)
May 24, 2014 "Giving the Disabled a Chance to Work" (The Japan Times)
April 19, 2014 "Stigma Comes with Treatment for Depression" (The Japan Times)
April 1, 2014 "Calculating a Nationfs Well-being Instead of GDP" (The Japan Times)
March 21, 2014 "Fukushima Disabled are Crafting Hit Products" (The Japan Times)
March 1, 2014 "Fukushimafs Appalling Death Toll" (The Japan Times)
August 1, 2013 "Art, Music by the Disabled Gain the Spotlight" (The Japan Times)
July 29, 2013 "GID May End Formsf Gender Boxes" (The Japan Times)
July 28, 2013 "Woman with Down Syndrome Pushes for Her Independence" (The Japan Times)
July 3, 2013 "Disabled Find New Roles in Workplace" (The Japan Times)
July 3, 2013 "Study Links One Kind of IVF to Small Risk of Mental Disability" (The Japan Times)
May 28, 2013 "Revised Election Law Allows Wards to Vote by Proxy" (The Japan Times)
April 23, 2013 "Employing the Mentally Ill" (The Japan Times)
March 22, 2013 "Firms Face Law to Hire Mentally Disabled Ranks" (The Japan Times)
December 15, 2012 "Worldfs Health Taking on an American Look" (The Japan Times)
October 7, 2012 "Disabled Still Face Discrimination" (The Japan Times)
August 12, 2012 "Osaka Trial Highlights Japanfs Deficient Mental-illness Facilities" (The Japan Times)
July 1, 2012 "Disabled Women Speak out on Discrimination" (The Japan Times)
June 2, 2012 "Rescued Canines Trained to Give Disaster-zone Therapy" (The Japan Times)
May 15, 2012 "Supreme Court Knocks down Discipline of Mentally Ill Employee" (The Japan Times)
April 8, 2012 "Lack of Strong Ties Spurs Business of Dying Alone" (The Japan Times)
February 12, 2012 "Depression Is a National Ailment that Demands Open Recognition in Japan" (The Japan Times)
December 27, 2011 "Quake Workers Bolstered by Training" (The Japan Times)
October 1, 2011 "Subtle Aid for Women Facing Abuse in Disaster-hit Areas" (The Japan Times)
September 13, 2011 "Tohoku Mental Health Care" (The Japan Times)
July 9, 2011 "S. Korean Women Offer Quake Aid" (The Japan Times)
July 5, 2011 "Welfare Rise: Sign of Economic, Aging Times" (The Japan Times)
June 26, 2011 "More Than 14,000 Disaster Survivors Had Mental Care" (The Japan Times)
June 23, 2011 "Suicides Upping Casualties from Tohoku Catastrophe" (The Japan Times)
June 16, 2011 "Applications for Workers' Comp Due to Mental Stress Hit Record High in '10" (The Japan Times)
May 22, 2011 "More Disabled Working" (The Japan Times)
May 4, 2011 "Group Helps Kids Get through Grief" (The Japan Times)
May 3, 2011 "Mental Care for Children" (The Japan Times)
April 30, 2011 "Psychiatrists Aid Traumatized Foreigners" (The Japan Times)
April 22, 2011 "Giving Voice to Trauma-hit Victims" (The Japan Times)
March 5, 2011 "Man Gets 15 Years for Killing Girl, 5" (The Japan Times)
March 4, 2011 "Suicides above 30,000 for 13th Year" (The Japan Times)
November 9, 2010 "Mental Care for Disaster Victims Studied" (The Japan Times)
May 23, 2010 "Experts Fear Taiji Mercury Tests Are Fatally Flawed" (The Japan Times)
December 17, 2009 "Single-parent Allowance Revived" (The Japan Times)
August 21, 2007 "Mental Health Services for Children to Get Major Upgrade in Next Decade" (The Japan Times)
August 27, 2006 "Is eDisabilityf Still a Dirty Word in Japan?" (The Japan Times)
November 27, 2004 "Killer of Coed Gets Life Despite Disorder" (The Japan Times)
October 20, 2001 "Suspected Coed-killer Confesses" (The Japan Times)
September 19, 2000 "Man Handed Life Term in Rape, Killing of Student" (The Japan Times)

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Translated and Prepared by KATAOKA Minoru & FUJIWARA Nobuyuki
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