Hiroshi Kurita

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autism-Spectrum Quotient-Japanese version and its short forms for screening normally intelligent persons with pervasive developmental disorders
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:490-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of childhood disintegrative disorder and disintegrative psychosis not diagnosed as childhood disintegrative disorder
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:200-5. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders Assessment System
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:226-33. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Autism-spectrum quotient Japanese version measures mental health problems other than autistic traits
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:373-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Disorders of the autism spectrum
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Centre, 2 2 8 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0051, Japan
    Lancet 368:179-81. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Predicting children with pervasive developmental disorders using the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:476-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive profile difference between normally intelligent children with Asperger's disorder and those with pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:691-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of high-functioning atypical autism and childhood autism by Childhood Autism Rating Scale-Tokyo version
    Chieko Kanai
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:217-21. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Utility of the Kyoto Scale of Psychological Development in cognitive assessment of children with pervasive developmental disorders
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:241-3. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sex differences in WISC-III profiles of children with high-functioning pervasive developmental disorders
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:135-41. 2009

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Autism-Spectrum Quotient-Japanese version and its short forms for screening normally intelligent persons with pervasive developmental disorders
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:490-6. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of childhood disintegrative disorder and disintegrative psychosis not diagnosed as childhood disintegrative disorder
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:200-5. 2005
    ..The CDD group tended to be more abnormal in auditory responsiveness and verbal communication than the DP-PDDNOS group. While CDD is distinct from DP-PDDNOS, its validity apart from AD with regression remains to be studied...
  3. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders Assessment System
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:226-33. 2008
    ..To test the reliability and validity of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders Assessment System (PDDAS), a Japanese semistructured interview system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Autism-spectrum quotient Japanese version measures mental health problems other than autistic traits
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:373-8. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Disorders of the autism spectrum
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Zenkoku Ryoiku Sodan Centre, 2 2 8 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0051, Japan
    Lancet 368:179-81. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Predicting children with pervasive developmental disorders using the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:476-8. 2008
    ..68, 0.61, 0.65 and 0.64, respectively. The score seems useful, so long as clinicians are aware of its limitations and use it only as a supplemental measure in PDD diagnosis...
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive profile difference between normally intelligent children with Asperger's disorder and those with pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:691-6. 2008
    ..Asperger's disorder (Asperger syndrome, AS) and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) are different subtypes of mild pervasive developmental disorders (PDD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of high-functioning atypical autism and childhood autism by Childhood Autism Rating Scale-Tokyo version
    Chieko Kanai
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:217-21. 2004
    ..Affect tended to be significantly milder in HAA than HCA. Anxiety reaction was significantly more abnormal in HAA than HCA. These findings may be useful to distinguish between HAA and HCA...
  9. doi request reprint Utility of the Kyoto Scale of Psychological Development in cognitive assessment of children with pervasive developmental disorders
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:241-3. 2009
    ..8) from the IQ (66.4), they both seem useful as an equivalent to an IQ. The test would enable clinicians to carry out continual developmental assessments and to develop appropriate remedial programs for those children from infancy...
  10. doi request reprint Sex differences in WISC-III profiles of children with high-functioning pervasive developmental disorders
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:135-41. 2009
    ..Such differences should be replicated, and possible behavioral, neurological, and genetic links to these sex differences should be clarified...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and symptom profiles in Asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:99-104. 2007
    ..Autistic cognitive characteristics shared by both AS and HFA subjects appear to support the validity of the current diagnostic classification of PDD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Interception of potential adverse drug events in long-term psychiatric care units
    Kanae Sawamura
    Musashi Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:379-84. 2005
    ..To improve the current situation, organizational efforts, such as increasing staff in the evening, and educating the staff about medications, will be required, as well as improvements in the medications themselves...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validity of DQ as an estimate of IQ in children with autistic disorder
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:231-3. 2003
    ..46, 0.56, 0.53, 0.46, 0.85, and 0.68, respectively, suggesting that speech DQ is the most valid estimate of IQ...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mental health, quality of life, and nutritional status of adolescents in Dhaka, Bangladesh: comparison between an urban slum and a non-slum area
    Takashi Izutsu
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:1477-88. 2006
    ..Worse physical environment and QOL were found in slums, along with gender and area specific mental health difficulties. The results suggest gender specific needs and a requirement for area sensitive countermeasures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of developmental/intellectual changes between autistic disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified in preschool years
    Toshinobu Takeda
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:684-6. 2007
    ..The AD children were significantly lower in DQ/IQ at initial evaluation and outcome evaluation (also with initial DQ being controlled for) than the PDDNOS children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of childhood disintegrative disorder apart from autistic disorder with speech loss
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Dept of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:221-6. 2004
    ..No significant difference in the retardation level at first visit between the two groups suggested no worse short-term outcome in CDD than ADSL, although a long-term prospective study to compare them from infancy is needed...
  17. ncbi request reprint External validity of childhood disintegrative disorder in comparison with autistic disorder
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Department of Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:355-62. 2004
    ..These results need to be verified by a long-term prospective study that compares CDD and AD patients from infancy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between behavioral disturbances and characteristics of patients in special units for dementia
    Keiko Matsuoka
    Department of Mental Health, Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:569-74. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Nurses' collaboration with physicians in managing medication improves patient outcome in acute psychiatric care
    Miharu Nakanishi
    Department of Social Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:196-203. 2006
    ..Nurses' collaboration with physicians in medication management improved patient outcome in acute psychiatric care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical variables at age 2 predictive of mental retardation at age 5 in children with pervasive developmental disorder
    Toshinobu Takeda
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:717-22. 2005
    ..The C-A DQ at age 2 was a potent predictor for MR at age 5 and the total score and three item scores of Childhood Autism Rating Scale-Tokyo Version evaluated at age 2 were also useful in predicting MR at age 5...
  21. ncbi request reprint Family functioning perceived by patients and their family members in three Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV diagnostic groups
    Asuka Koyama
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:495-500. 2004
    ..These results might reflect psychopathological characteristics of each disorder. When clinicians evaluate the family functioning of psychiatric patients, it is important to consider the diagnoses of patients as well as who assesses it...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parental ages at birth of children with pervasive developmental disorders are higher than those of children in the general population
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:200-2. 2007
    ..2/33.6 in the national statistics in 2003. This first Japanese study to report elevated parental ages at birth of PDD children underscores the need of further extensive studies...
  23. doi request reprint Longitudinal developmental courses in Japanese children with autism spectrum disorder
    Hirokazu Osada
    Department of Psychology, School of Human Sciences, Senshu University, 3 8, Kanda Jimbo Cho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, 101 8425, Japan
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 43:895-908. 2012
    ..Relationships between personal functioning and environmental factors differed between the two groups. AD and PDDNOS are heterogeneous, so they must be treated differently to improve children's prognoses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Short-term verbal memory deficits in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Kanae Sawamura
    Musashi Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, and Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:527-32. 2005
    ..This slowness possibly contributes to impaired memory performances that patients showed during the encoding process, since the efficient use of organizational strategies in limited time is difficult for them...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Youth Self-Report, Bangladesh version
    Takashi Izutsu
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:213-20. 2005
    ..The cutoff scores of the scales were higher for the Bangla version than for the original English version, and further studies exploring this point would be an asset...
  26. ncbi request reprint Brief report: identical male twins concordant for Asperger's disorder
    Michiko Ishijima
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, University of Tokyo Medical Center, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:386-9. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify inherited/acquired epigenetic defects and brain imaging abnormalities relating to behavioral phenotypes in ASD twins...
  27. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden in mobile and non-mobile demented patients: a comparative study
    Yuki Miyamoto
    National Institute of Health Services Management, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:765-73. 2002
    ..to identify the impact of behavior disturbances on subjective burden of caregivers in demented patients attending day care services...
  28. ncbi request reprint Childhood autism rating scale--Tokyo version for screening pervasive developmental disorders
    Hisateru Tachimori
    Department of Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry, Chiba, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:113-8. 2003
    ..71, 0.75, 0.77 and 0.69, respectively. CARS-TV seems to be a useful instrument for differentiating between PDD and non-PDD MR and between AD and PDDNOS, although further replication is needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive and symptom profiles in Asperger's disorder and high-functioning autism]
    Tumonori Koyama
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 110:469-74. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and symptom profiles in high-functioning pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Tomonori Koyama
    Department of Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Japan
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:373-80. 2006
    ..quot; These differences in cognitive and autistic symptom profiles may help professionals to distinguish clinically between both conditions...
  31. doi request reprint In 2008 Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (PCN) has entered a new era of expansion as an international journal of psychiatry
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:1-2. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Bangla version of WHOQOL-BREF on an adolescent population in Bangladesh
    Takashi Izutsu
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 1 7 3 Kohnodai, Ichikawa City, Chiba, Japan
    Qual Life Res 14:1783-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the Bangla version of WHOQOL-BREF is valid and reliable in assessing the quality of life of adolescents in Bangladesh...