Toshi A Furukawa

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Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy modifies the naturalistic course of social anxiety disorder: findings from an ABA design study in routine clinical practices
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:139-47. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Prescription patterns following first-line new generation antidepressants for depression in Japan: a naturalistic cohort study based on a large claims database
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Affect Disord 150:916-22. 2013
  3. pmc The postcard intervention against depression among community-dwelling older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Hissei Imai
    Field Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Trials 14:202. 2013
  4. pmc The first 100 patients in the SUN(^_^)D trial (strategic use of new generation antidepressants for depression): examination of feasibility and adherence during the pilot phase
    Shinji Shimodera
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Nankokushi, Kochi, Japan
    Trials 13:80. 2012
  5. pmc Is computerised CBT really helpful for adult depression?-A meta-analytic re-evaluation of CCBT for adult depression in terms of clinical implementation and methodological validity
    Mirai So
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:113. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Can we inflate effect size and thus increase chances of producing "positive" results if we raise the baseline threshold in schizophrenia trials?
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Schizophr Res 144:105-8. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint [Clinical research=design*measurements*statistical analyses]
    Toshiaki Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi 32:139-41. 2012
  8. pmc Telephone cognitive-behavioral therapy for subthreshold depression and presenteeism in workplace: a randomized controlled trial
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e35330. 2012
  9. pmc Pre-post changes in psychosocial functioning among relatives of patients with depressive disorders after Brief Multifamily Psychoeducation: a pilot study
    Fujika Katsuki
    Department of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Nagoya City University School of Nursing, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 11:56. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Relative indices of treatment effect may be constant across different definitions of response in schizophrenia trials
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Schizophr Res 126:212-9. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy modifies the naturalistic course of social anxiety disorder: findings from an ABA design study in routine clinical practices
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:139-47. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Prescription patterns following first-line new generation antidepressants for depression in Japan: a naturalistic cohort study based on a large claims database
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Affect Disord 150:916-22. 2013
    ..Several studies have described real-world prescription patterns of first-line antidepressants for depression but little is known about their fate in terms of duration, intensity and changes...
  3. pmc The postcard intervention against depression among community-dwelling older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Hissei Imai
    Field Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Trials 14:202. 2013
    ..This paper describes the protocol of a pragmatic, randomized controlled trial designed to examine the efficacy of a postcard intervention for depression among community-dwelling individuals aged 65 years or older...
  4. pmc The first 100 patients in the SUN(^_^)D trial (strategic use of new generation antidepressants for depression): examination of feasibility and adherence during the pilot phase
    Shinji Shimodera
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Nankokushi, Kochi, Japan
    Trials 13:80. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Is computerised CBT really helpful for adult depression?-A meta-analytic re-evaluation of CCBT for adult depression in terms of clinical implementation and methodological validity
    Mirai So
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:113. 2013
    ..According to previous meta-analyses of CCBT, there is a need for a meta-analytic revaluation of the short-term effectiveness of this therapy and for an evaluation of its long-term effects, functional improvement and dropout...
  6. doi request reprint Can we inflate effect size and thus increase chances of producing "positive" results if we raise the baseline threshold in schizophrenia trials?
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Schizophr Res 144:105-8. 2013
    ..It is concluded that restricting the entry criteria into schizophrenia trials cannot lead to larger SMDs or to smaller sample size necessary to detect an efficacy signal...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Clinical research=design*measurements*statistical analyses]
    Toshiaki Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi 32:139-41. 2012
    ..In order to perform a good clinical study one must have a knowledge of study design, measurements and statistical analyses: The first is taught by epidemiology, the second by psychometrics and the third by biostatistics...
  8. pmc Telephone cognitive-behavioral therapy for subthreshold depression and presenteeism in workplace: a randomized controlled trial
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e35330. 2012
    ..We developed a highly-structured manualized eight-session cognitive-behavioral program with a focus on subthreshold depression in the workplace and to be administered via telephone by trained psychotherapists (tCBT)...
  9. pmc Pre-post changes in psychosocial functioning among relatives of patients with depressive disorders after Brief Multifamily Psychoeducation: a pilot study
    Fujika Katsuki
    Department of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Nagoya City University School of Nursing, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 11:56. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine the effectiveness of brief multifamily psychoeducation designed to alleviate their psychosocial burden...
  10. doi request reprint Relative indices of treatment effect may be constant across different definitions of response in schizophrenia trials
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Schizophr Res 126:212-9. 2011
    ..In randomized controlled trials of antipsychotics, various cutoffs have been used to define response on continuous outcome measures...
  11. pmc Strategic use of new generation antidepressants for depression: SUN(^_^)D study protocol
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Japan
    Trials 12:116. 2011
    ..Starting with these findings, this proposed trial aims to establish the optimum 1st line and 2nd line antidepressant treatment strategy among adult patients with a non-psychotic unipolar major depressive episode...
  12. pmc How to obtain NNT from Cohen's d: comparison of two methods
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 6:e19070. 2011
    ..There is confusion about how to convert Cohen's d into NNT...
  13. doi request reprint In-situation safety behaviors among patients with panic disorder: descriptive and correlational study
    Tadashi Funayama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:332-9. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Non-fearful vs. fearful panic attacks: a general population study from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Junwen Chen
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    J Affect Disord 112:273-8. 2009
    ..The present study aims to clarify and expand the previous findings including the prevalence and characteristics of non-fearful panic attacks by using the National Comorbidity Survey (NCS) database...
  15. pmc Change in quality of life and their predictors in the long-term follow-up after group cognitive behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder: a prospective cohort study
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 10:81. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Two dimensions of anosognosia in patients with Alzheimer's disease: reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Anosognosia Questionnaire for Dementia (AQ-D)
    Junko Sato
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Nagoya City, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:672-7. 2007
    ..The knowledge that various factors may have different effects on different domains of anosognosia in patients with AD may serve as useful information for clinicians assessing anosognosia in AD...
  17. doi request reprint Videotaped experiments to drop safety behaviors and self-focused attention for patients with social anxiety disorder: do they change subjective and objective evaluations of anxiety and performance?
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:202-10. 2009
    ..Dropping SB and SFA, however, was unable to completely correct the cognitive distortion because the subjective ratings were still significantly worse than the objective ratings...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postictal cardiovascular response predicts therapeutic efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy for depression
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:290-4. 2007
    ..The higher these postical physiological parameters, the more effective the course of ECT. It may be useful to examine such sensitive physiological parameters as BP, HR or RPP to determine effective or non-effective electrical seizure...
  19. pmc A greater number of somatic pain sites is associated with poor mental health in adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    Shuntaro Ando
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 13:30. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Changes after behavior therapy among responsive and nonresponsive patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Tomoaki Yamanishi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 172:242-50. 2009
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that while the OFC may be associated with the BT response, BT may result in changes in rCBF in the medial and middle frontal cortex...
  21. doi request reprint Mapping hypofrontality during letter fluency task in schizophrenia: a multi-channel near-infrared spectroscopy study
    Shinji Shimodera
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Okoh cho, Nankoku Shi, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Schizophr Res 136:63-9. 2012
    ..We concluded that measuring NIRS during performance of the LFT can detect prefrontal lobe dysfunction of schizophrenia patients and may provide a new tool to monitor their treatment and course...
  22. doi request reprint Video feedback with peer ratings in naturalistic anxiety-provoking situations for social anxiety disorder: Preliminary report
    Junwen Chen
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Japan
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:6-10. 2010
    ..Male sex, comorbidity with other anxiety disorders, and benzodiazepine prn, as well as patients' initial anxiety and avoidance were negative predictors of the effect of video feedback...
  23. doi request reprint Neural correlates of memory in depression measured by brain perfusion SPECT at rest
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:685-92. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Distinct neuropsychological profiles of three major symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Nobuhiko Hashimoto
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 187:166-73. 2011
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that different symptoms may represent distinct and partially overlapping neurocognitive networks in OCD patients...
  25. pmc Sensitization of catastrophic cognition in cognitive-behavioral therapy for panic disorder
    Yumiko Noda
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 7:70. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Agitated Behaviour in Dementia Scale in Alzheimer's disease: three dimensions of agitated behaviour in dementia
    Katsuyoshi Torii
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioural Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychogeriatrics 11:212-20. 2011
    ..We developed the Japanese version of the Agitated Behaviour in Dementia scale (ABID), examined its reliability and validity, and carried out its factor analysis to elucidate its factor structure...
  27. doi request reprint Duration of untreated psychosis in a rural/suburban region of Japan
    Qin Lihong
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Japan
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:239-46. 2012
    ..We examined the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) and its social and clinical correlates in patients with schizophrenia in a rural/suburban region of Japan...
  28. doi request reprint Deliberate self-harm in adolescents aged 12-18: a cross-sectional survey of 18,104 students
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Aichi, Japan
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:550-60. 2012
    ..The prevalence of DSH in Japan was in the lower ranges of those reported for Western countries. The identified associated factors were not dissimilar from those reported in the West...
  29. doi request reprint Ictal physiological characteristics of remitters during bilateral electroconvulsive therapy
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavior Medicine, Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Medicine Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 185:462-4. 2011
    ..However, these results could not be generalized, and are limited to non-atropine conditions and bilateral ECT...
  30. doi request reprint Safety reporting and adverse-event profile of mirtazapine described in randomized controlled trials in comparison with other classes of antidepressants in the acute-phase treatment of adults with depression: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    CNS Drugs 24:35-53. 2010
    ..Mirtazapine has a unique mechanism of antidepressant action, and thus is thought to have a different profile of adverse events from that of other antidepressants...
  31. pmc Evidence-based guidelines for interpretation of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuhocho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Depress Anxiety 26:922-9. 2009
    ..In order for a clinical scale to be useful, we need a guideline for interpreting its scores and their changes, and for defining clinical change points such as response and remission...
  32. pmc Quality of life of parents raising children with pervasive developmental disorders
    Atsurou Yamada
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 12:119. 2012
    ..The aims of the present study were; (i) to evaluate the quality of life (QOL) of parents caring for their children with PDDs, and (ii) to explore the correlates of their QOL...
  33. pmc Group cognitive behavior therapy for Japanese patients with social anxiety disorder: preliminary outcomes and their predictors
    Junwen Chen
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 7:69. 2007
    ..The present pilot study aimed to evaluate CBT program for SAD which was originally developed for Western patients, among Japanese patients...
  34. pmc Help-seeking behavior among Japanese school students who self-harm: results from a self-report survey of 18,104 adolescents
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 8:561-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with poor help-seeking among adolescents who self-harm and to explore the resources used for help...
  35. ncbi request reprint Imputing missing standard deviations in meta-analyses can provide accurate results
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601 Japan
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:7-10. 2006
    ..Some meta-analysts substitute them by those reported in other studies, either from another meta-analysis or from other studies in the same meta-analysis. But the validity of such practices has never been empirically examined...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine versus other antidepressive agents for depression
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi 1, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, 467 8601
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD006528. 2011
    ..Mirtazapine has a unique mechanism of antidepressive action and is one of the commonly used antidepressants in clinical practice...
  37. doi request reprint Adequacy of continuation and maintenance treatments for major depression in Japan
    Akiko Fujita
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Psychopharmacol 22:153-6. 2008
    ..At maintenance phase immediately before relapse, average dosage was 42.0 (SD = 74.7) mg/day and 83% were prescribed inadequate doses. There is gross under-treatment of depression during continuation and maintenance phases in Japan...
  38. doi request reprint Brief behavioral therapy for refractory insomnia in residual depression: an assessor-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1651-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the added value of brief behavioral therapy for insomnia over treatment as usual (TAU) for residual depression and refractory insomnia...
  39. ncbi request reprint Postictal suppression correlates with therapeutic efficacy for depression in bilateral sine and pulse wave electroconvulsive therapy
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:168-73. 2007
    ..Postictal suppression appears to offer a useful predictor of clinical outcome of depression in BL ECT. No EEG parameters were found to be differentially predictive between sine and pulse wave ECT...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fluvoxamine versus other anti-depressive agents for depression
    Ichiro M Omori
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan, 467 8601
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006114. 2010
    ..However, differing side effect profiles were evident. Based on these findings, we conclude that clinicians should focus on practical or clinically relevant considerations, including these differences in side effect profiles...
  41. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of milnacipran in the treatment of major depression in comparison with other antidepressants : a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Atsuo Nakagawa
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    CNS Drugs 22:587-602. 2008
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that compared the efficacy and tolerability of milnacipran with other antidepressants...
  42. doi request reprint Public speaking fears and their correlates among 17,615 Japanese adolescents
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 6:99-104. 2014
    ..They are also among the most common symptoms of social anxiety disorder, which typically has an adolescent onset and has recently been increasingly recognized as a persistent and impairing disorder across various cultures in the world...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ictal electroencephalographic correlates of posttreatment neuropsychological changes in electroconvulsive therapy: a hypothesis-generation study
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J ECT 23:163-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this hypothesis-generation study was to examine correlations between ictal electroencephalographic (EEG) characteristics and cognitive side effects after ECT...
  44. pmc Decreased white matter integrity before the onset of delusions in patients with Alzheimer's disease: diffusion tensor imaging
    Shutaro Nakaaki
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:25-9. 2013
    ..In this study, we used a diffusion tensor imaging approach to examine the existence of baseline abnormalities in WM integrity in AD patients who developed delusions and AD patients who did not develop delusions...
  45. doi request reprint Psychotic-like experiences are associated with violent behavior in adolescents
    Yoshihiro Kinoshita
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Schizophr Res 126:245-51. 2011
    ..Psychotic-like experiences (PLEs) in the general population may share an etiological background with psychotic disorders. The present study has evaluated the association between PLEs and violent behavior in adolescents...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impairment of decision-making cognition in a case of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) presenting with pathologic gambling and hoarding as the initial symptoms
    Shutaro Nakaaki
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Cogn Behav Neurol 20:121-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to use the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) to examine decision-making cognition in a patient with mild frontal variant of frontotemporal dementia (fv-FTD)...
  47. pmc Combination of psychotherapy and benzodiazepines versus either therapy alone for panic disorder: a systematic review
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 7:18. 2007
    ..The efficacy of combined psychotherapy and benzodiazepine treatment for panic disorder is still unclear despite its widespread use. The present systematic review aims to examine its efficacy compared with either monotherapy alone...
  48. ncbi request reprint Gradations of clinical severity and sensitivity to change assessed with the Beck Depression Inventory-II in Japanese patients with depression
    Takahiro Hiroe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, 467 8601, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 135:229-35. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Emotional distress and its correlates among parents of children with pervasive developmental disorders
    Atsurou Yamada
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:651-7. 2007
    ..Clinicians can deliver better service by paying appropriate attention to the emotional distress of mothers of children with not only autistic disorder but also other PDD...
  50. doi request reprint Family psychoeducation for major depression: randomised controlled trial
    Kae Shimazu
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Koch, Japan
    Br J Psychiatry 198:385-90. 2011
    ..However, no study to date has adequately examined its use in depression...
  51. pmc Cost-effectiveness of family psychoeducation to prevent relapse in major depression: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Shinji Shimodera
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Kohatsu, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 12:40. 2012
    ..We hereby report a cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a randomized controlled trial in order to assess its cost-effectiveness for preventing relapse/recurrence in depression...
  52. pmc Behavior management approach for agitated behavior in Japanese patients with dementia: a pilot study
    Junko Sato
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:9-14. 2013
    ..The present pilot study aimed to evaluate a behavioral management program developed by the Seattle Protocols for patients with agitated behaviors in Japan...
  53. pmc Can pill placebo augment cognitive-behavior therapy for panic disorder?
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 7:73. 2007
    ..Whether psychotherapy plus pill placebo is the same as psychotherapy alone is an empirical question which however has to date never been examined systematically...
  54. doi request reprint Behavioural therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression
    Kiyomi Shinohara
    Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan, 601 8501
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008696. 2013
    ..However, the effectiveness and acceptability of behavioural therapies for depression compared with other psychological therapies remain unclear...
  55. pmc Group cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with generalized social anxiety disorder in Japan: outcomes at 1-year follow up and outcome predictors
    Akiko Kawaguchi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:267-75. 2013
    ..In the present study, we examined the efficacy of group CBT for patients with generalized SAD in Japan at 1-year follow-up and investigated predictors with regard to outcomes...
  56. doi request reprint Assessment of mood: guides for clinicians
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 68:581-9. 2010
    ..This article focuses on assessment scales for mood (depression, mania)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural evaluation of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale in Japan
    Ikuyo Yamamoto
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Depress Anxiety 20:17-22. 2004
    ..The present findings support the cross-cultural generalizability of panic disorder symptomatology and of the PDSS, in particular...
  58. doi request reprint Physical pain associated with depression: results of a survey in Japanese patients and physicians
    Shinji Shimodera
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Oko cho, Kohasu, Nankoku, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Compr Psychiatry 53:843-9. 2012
    ..The current survey was undertaken to ascertain patients' and clinicians' perceptions of pain as a physical symptom associated with depression in everyday clinical practices in Japan...
  59. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment of depression with antidepressants: a systematic narrative review
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    Can J Psychiatry 52:545-52. 2007
    ..To examine the available scientific evidence for answers to clinically relevant questions on the effectiveness and tolerability of antidepressant drugs (ADs) for the long-term treatment of depression...
  60. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy plus antidepressant for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: systematic review
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioural Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Br J Psychiatry 188:305-12. 2006
    ..Panic disorder can be treated with psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy or a combination of both...
  61. doi request reprint 10-year course of social adjustment in major depression
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioural Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:501-8. 2011
    ..It is now widely acknowledged that depression is accompanied by major deficits in social functioning. However, the course of this dysfunction and its relationship with depressive symptoms in the long term is less understood...
  62. doi request reprint The performance of the Japanese version of the K6 and K10 in the World Mental Health Survey Japan
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:152-8. 2008
    ..The Japanese versions of the K6 and K10 thus demonstrated screening performances essentially equivalent to those of the original English versions...
  63. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Frontal Assessment Battery in patients with the frontal variant of frontotemporal dementia
    Shutaro Nakaaki
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:78-83. 2007
    ..0, 95%CI = 2.6-55.4). The Japanese version of the FAB offers promise as an easy and quick bedside screening test to distinguish fv-FTD from AD...
  64. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow changes in depression after electroconvulsive therapy
    Kazuhisa Segawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 147:135-43. 2006
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  65. ncbi request reprint Memory, attention, and executive functions before and after sine and pulse wave electroconvulsive therapies for treatment-resistant major depression
    Akiko Fujita
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J ECT 22:107-12. 2006
    ..The present study focused on the impact of sine and pulse waveforms on anterograde memory and nonmemory cognitive functions...
  66. pmc Absence status associated with focal activity and polydipsia-induced hyponatremia
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences Nagoya, Japan
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:495-8. 2008
    ..We assumed that hyponatremia induced by polydipsia precipitated epileptogenicity in the left frontal area, and then focal activity secondarily generalized and resulted in absence status...
  67. doi request reprint The epidemiology of chronic fatigue, physical illness, and symptoms of common mental disorders: a cross-sectional survey from the second British National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 64:357-62. 2008
    ..The study aimed to describe the prevalence of chronic fatigue in the general population and to investigate the extent to which its association with physical illness was independent of other symptoms of common mental disorders...
  68. ncbi request reprint Imputing response rates from means and standard deviations in meta-analyses
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:49-52. 2005
    ..This would allow a more robust and clinically interpretable estimation of the true, underlying treatment effect to be made...
  69. pmc Sources of bias in diagnostic accuracy studies and the diagnostic process
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    CMAJ 174:481-2. 2006