Chiharu Kubo

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Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [The assessment and treatment for psychological aspect in allergic diseases]
    Chiharu Kubo
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Arerugi 54:1254-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Early-life psychological stress exacerbates adult mouse asthma via the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:316-22. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between the age of onset of type 1 diabetes and the subsequent development of a severe eating disorder by female patients
    Masato Takii
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:396-401. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The hepatic vagus nerve attenuates Fas-induced apoptosis in the mouse liver via alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
    Tetsuya Hiramoto
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:2122-31. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary nucleic acid and intestinal microbiota synergistically promote a shift in the Th1/Th2 balance toward Th1-skewed immunity
    Nobuyuki Sudo
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 135:132-5. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Alexithymia and chronic pain: the role of negative affectivity
    Seiko Makino
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    Clin J Pain 29:354-61. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Social disruption stress exacerbates alpha-galactosylceramide-induced hepatitis in mice
    Junko Sonoda
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Neuroimmunomodulation 12:375-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Electric foot-shock stress drives TNF-alpha production in the liver of IL-6-deficient mice
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Neuroimmunomodulation 11:419-24. 2004
  9. doi request reprint BMI, body composition, and the energy requirement for body weight gain in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Sakino Yamashita
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 43:365-71. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Does stress exacerbate liver diseases?
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:202-8. 2006

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint [The assessment and treatment for psychological aspect in allergic diseases]
    Chiharu Kubo
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Arerugi 54:1254-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Early-life psychological stress exacerbates adult mouse asthma via the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:316-22. 2007
    ..Despite accumulating evidence that psychological stress has a short-lasting detrimental effect on asthma, little is known about the way stress in childhood predisposes to adult asthma...
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between the age of onset of type 1 diabetes and the subsequent development of a severe eating disorder by female patients
    Masato Takii
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:396-401. 2011
    ..To determine the age of onset of type 1 diabetes that is most closely related to the subsequent development of a severe eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa (AN) or bulimia nervosa (BN)...
  4. doi request reprint The hepatic vagus nerve attenuates Fas-induced apoptosis in the mouse liver via alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
    Tetsuya Hiramoto
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:2122-31. 2008
    ..We investigated the effect of the vagus nerve by using a selective hepatic vagotomy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary nucleic acid and intestinal microbiota synergistically promote a shift in the Th1/Th2 balance toward Th1-skewed immunity
    Nobuyuki Sudo
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 135:132-5. 2004
    ..In this study, we focused on the question of whether the addition of dietary NA lacking CpG motifs would allow continued modulation of the Th1/Th2 balance...
  6. doi request reprint Alexithymia and chronic pain: the role of negative affectivity
    Seiko Makino
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    Clin J Pain 29:354-61. 2013
    ..Also, there remain questions regarding the importance of alexithymia to patient functioning over and above the effects of the general negative affectivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social disruption stress exacerbates alpha-galactosylceramide-induced hepatitis in mice
    Junko Sonoda
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Neuroimmunomodulation 12:375-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined whether or not such aggravation could be applied to a psychosocially stressful situation, e.g. social disruption stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Electric foot-shock stress drives TNF-alpha production in the liver of IL-6-deficient mice
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Neuroimmunomodulation 11:419-24. 2004
    ..Herein, we further clarified the mechanism underlying the above finding and investigated the effect of IL-6 on liver apoptosis triggered by stress...
  9. doi request reprint BMI, body composition, and the energy requirement for body weight gain in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Sakino Yamashita
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 43:365-71. 2010
    ..Theories abound about the energy requirements for body weight gain in anorexia nervosa (AN). We hypothesized that malnutrition status affects the energy requirements...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does stress exacerbate liver diseases?
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:202-8. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc The longitudinal BMI pattern and body composition of patients with anorexia nervosa who require urgent hospitalization: A case control study
    Keisuke Kawai
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 3 1 1 Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan 812 8582
    Biopsychosoc Med 5:14. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  12. doi request reprint Pyrogenic cytokines did not mediate a stress interview-induced hyperthermic response in a patient with psychogenic fever: a case report
    Tetsuya Hiramoto
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Psychosom Med 71:932-6. 2009
    ..Despite many case reports on psychogenic fever, the mechanism responsible for how psychological stress increases core body temperature (Tc) in humans is not yet known...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social isolation stress exacerbates autoimmune disease in MRL/lpr mice
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Neuroimmunol 158:138-44. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Social isolation stress impairs passive avoidance learning in senescence-accelerated mouse (SAM)
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, 812 8582 Fukuoka, Japan
    Brain Res 1067:201-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, chronic social isolation stress exacerbated conditioning memory in SAM mice, probably through a glucocorticoid-mediated decrease in neural activation in the CeA...
  15. doi request reprint Pain questionnaire development focusing on cross-cultural equivalence to the original questionnaire: the Japanese version of the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire
    Tatsuyuki Arimura
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pain Med 13:541-51. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to develop a Japanese version of the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ-J) that focuses on cross-culturally equivalence to the original English version and to test its reliability and validity...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of smoking and CYP2D6 polymorphisms on the extent of fluvoxamine-alprazolam interaction in patients with psychosomatic disease
    Hideyo Sugahara
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:699-704. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the factors responsible for interindividual variability in the extent of interaction between FVX and alprazolam (ALP)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychological stress impairs hepatic blood flow via central CRF receptors in mice
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Life Sci 76:1707-12. 2005
    ..Thus, this new model is considered to be a useful and promising tool for elucidating the precise effects of emotional factors on liver function...
  18. pmc Postnatal microbial colonization programs the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system for stress response in mice
    Nobuyuki Sudo
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Physiol 558:263-75. 2004
    ..These results suggest that commensal microbiota can affect the postnatal development of the HPA stress response in mice...
  19. doi request reprint A multidimensional measure of pain interference: reliability and validity of the pain disability assessment scale
    Koji Yamashiro
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University Hospital, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashiku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin J Pain 27:338-43. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the factor structure, reliability, and validity of the PDAS...
  20. pmc Profile of mood states and stress-related biochemical indices in long-term yoga practitioners
    Kazufumi Yoshihara
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashiku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 5:6. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  21. ncbi request reprint [Stress and depression]
    Chiharu Kubo
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1706-9. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint The duration of severe insulin omission is the factor most closely associated with the microvascular complications of Type 1 diabetic females with clinical eating disorders
    Masato Takii
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 41:259-64. 2008
    ..To investigate which features of eating disorders are associated with retinopathy and nephropathy in Type 1 diabetic females with clinical eating disorders...
  23. pmc Relation between psychosocial variables and the glycemic control of patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional and prospective study
    Takehiro Nozaki
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 3:4. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: The DTSQ and the PAID predicted both current and future HbA1c to a similar and significant degree in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. doi request reprint Chronic psychological stress exaggerates the compound 48/80-induced scratching behavior of mice
    Peng Zhao
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 105:173-6. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that chronic WAS exacerbates the compound 48/80-induced scratching behavior of mice. Both the increased number of skin mast cells and delayed glucocorticoid reaction may be related to this exacerbation...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Psychosomatic approach for IBS patients]
    Masanori Handa
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Rinsho 64:1505-8. 2006
    ..In treating IBS patients, we should first consider not only organic or functional mechanism of their symptoms but also the psychosocial meaning of them...
  26. doi request reprint Relationship between the body position-specific apnea-hypopnea index and subjective sleepiness
    Fujio Tanaka
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Respiration 78:185-90. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Edrophonium provocative testing for the evaluation of upper gastrointestinal hypersensitivity in patients with nonulcer dyspepsia
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1302-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest upper gastrointestinal hypersensitivity in the patients whose symptoms were reproduced. Edrophonium provocative testing might be useful for evaluating upper gastrointestinal hypersensitivity in patients with NUD...
  28. ncbi request reprint What does pain or discomfort in irritable bowel syndrome mean?
    Masanori Handa
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 49:575-8. 2004
    ..Anxiety in IBS patients with lower gastrointestinal pain seems to be important in their treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Electric foot shock stress-induced exacerbation of alpha-galactosylceramide-triggered apoptosis in mouse liver
    Yoichi Chida
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatology 39:1131-40. 2004
    ..In conclusion, foot shock stress-induced elevation of endogenous GCs exacerbates alpha-GalCer-initiated hepatic apoptosis through the expansion of liver NKT cells and the up-regulation of hepatocyte Fas antigen...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Overview of medical treatment and management of chronic fatigue syndrome]
    Kazufumi Yoshihara
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1077-81. 2007
    ..Herein we introduce our graded exercise therapy. If the symptoms continue despite careful management of the program by the physician, consultation with a psychiatrist or psychosomatic medicine specialist is necessary...
  31. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms most often associated with depression in an urban hospital medical setting in Japan
    Hideyo Sugahara
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 126:151-8. 2004
    ..Fever in men was also associated with depression by Fisher's exact test...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress, personality, and the severity of chronic hepatitis C
    Jun Nagano
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychosomatics 45:100-6. 2004
    ..Chronic psychosocial stress relevant to the type 1 personality may also influence the course of chronic hepatitis C...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of a switch-off response accompanied by hypothalamically induced restlessness on immunoendocrinological changes in cats
    Yasuhisa Sumida
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka City, Japan
    Neuroimmunomodulation 11:103-12. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the inability to escape from the aversive stimulation caused a decrease in movement and a prolonged alteration of the immune and endocrine systems, as is often observed in learned helplessness...
  34. ncbi request reprint Endogenous glucocorticoids inhibit scratching behavior induced by the administration of compound 48/80 in mice
    Kenji Hirayama
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Eur J Pharmacol 481:59-65. 2003
    ..In conclusion, endogenous glucocorticoid activity was found to suppress the compound 48/80-induced scratching behavior in mice...
  35. ncbi request reprint An integrated inpatient therapy for type 1 diabetic females with bulimia nervosa: a 3-year follow-up study
    Masato Takii
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 55:349-56. 2003
    ..To describe an "integrated inpatient therapy" for type 1 diabetic patients with recurrent binge eating and to assess its effectiveness for females with bulimia nervosa (BN)...
  36. pmc Aggressive behavior and serum testosterone concentration during the maturation process of male mice: the effects of fetal exposure to bisphenol A
    Keisuke Kawai
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Environ Health Perspect 111:175-8. 2003
    ..The mechanism activating this aggressive behavior was not elevated testosterone concentration...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in psychiatric symptoms related to suicidal ideation in Japanese patients with depression
    Kouichi Yoshimasu
    Department of Hygiene, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:563-9. 2006
    ..The relation between derealization and SI was statistically significant in women but not significant in men...
  38. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress, as well as acute stress, reduces BDNF mRNA expression in the rat hippocampus but less robustly
    Shuji Murakami
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8509, Japan
    Neurosci Res 53:129-39. 2005
    ..Repetitive stress-induced reduction of BDNF may partly contribute to the neuronal atrophy/death and reduction of hippocampal volume observed both in animals and humans suffering chronic stress and/or depression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sustained elevation of serum cortisol level causes sensitization of coronary vasoconstricting responses in pigs in vivo: a possible link between stress and coronary vasospasm
    Takatoshi Hizume
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ Res 99:767-75. 2006
    ..These results indicate that sustained elevation of serum cortisol level sensitizes coronary vasoconstricting responses through Rho-kinase activation, suggesting the link between stress and coronary vasospasm...
  40. ncbi request reprint Changes in estrogen receptors alpha and beta expression in the brain of mice exposed prenatally to bisphenol A
    Keisuke Kawai
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 47:166-70. 2007
    ..Exposure to bisphenol A may have changed the expression of ERs in the brain, but did not directly affect serotonin neurons in the DRN...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Psychosomatic medicine]
    Chiharu Kubo
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 91:3111-4. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive-behavioral therapy of behavior restriction for patients with anorexia nervosa]
    Masato Takii
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 108:724-9. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint IL-15 exacerbates collagen-induced arthritis with an enhanced CD4+ T cell response to produce IL-17
    Kazufumi Yoshihara
    Division of Host Defense, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Immunol 37:2744-52. 2007
    ..Taken together, these results indicate that IL-15 plays an important role in the progression of CIA through increasing antigen-specific IL-17 production by CD4(+) T cells...
  44. ncbi request reprint A prospective Japanese study of the association between personality and the progression of lung cancer
    Jun Nagano
    Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
    Intern Med 45:57-63. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic approach for psychological stress from the view of internal medicine]
    Chiharu Kubo
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 93:589-94. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Examination of the relationship between the working conditions of young workers and the content of the meals they buy at convenience stores
    Miki Miyagoshi
    Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science Division of Health Sciences, Ishikawa, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 50:92-9. 2008
    ..An environment in which such information is easy to obtain at convenience stores should be arranged...
  47. ncbi request reprint Body shape preference and body satisfaction of Taiwanese and Japanese female college students
    Ming Ying Shih
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, 3 1 1, Higashi ku 8128582, Fukuoka City, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 133:263-71. 2005
    ..More Japanese than Taiwanese women rated significantly larger body figures and dissatisfaction with their body shape and body parts...