Affiliation: Nagasaki International University
- Stigma in response to mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and JapanKathleen M Griffiths
Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
BMC Psychiatry 6:21. 2006..This study seeks to compare the nature and extent of stigma among the public in the two countries...
- Public beliefs about causes and risk factors for mental disorders: a comparison of Japan and AustraliaYoshibumi Nakane
Department of Social Work, The Faculty of Human Sociology, Nagasaki International University, Nagasaki, 859 3298, Japan
BMC Psychiatry 5:33. 2005..However, there has been little direct cross-cultural comparison. Here we report a comparison of public beliefs about the causes of mental disorders in Japan and Australia...
- Public beliefs about treatment and outcome of mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and JapanAnthony F Jorm
ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
BMC Med 3:12. 2005..Japan is also more collectivist and Australia more individualist in values. These differences might influence recognition of disorders and beliefs about treatment in the two countries...
- Impact of mental disorders on work performance in a community sample of workers in Japan: the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2005Masao Tsuchiya
Health Administration and Psychosocial Factor Research Group, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Psychiatry Res 198:140-5. 2012..A similar decrease in on-the-job work performance was found for alcohol abuse/dependence, which is stronger than that in other countries, probably attributable to greater tolerance of problematic drinking at Japanese worksites...
- Classification systems for psychiatric diseases currently used in JapanYoshibumi Nakane
Division of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Neurosensory Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
Psychopathology 35:191-4. 2002..It was also noted that 15% of institutions still use a traditional psychiatric diagnosis for schizophrenia and mood disorders. This paper addresses historical aspects of the diagnosis and classification of mental illness in Japan...
- Psychological distress among evacuees of a volcanic eruption in Japan: A follow-up studyYasuyuki Ohta
School of Health Sciences, Nagasaki University, Shinjyuen Ryoyosho, Nagasaki, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:105-11. 2003..Examination of the relation between GHQ mean scores and age group showed that recovery from psychological distress was more difficult in middle-aged and older evacuees than in younger evacuees...
- Study of understanding the internalized stigma of schizophrenia in psychiatric nurses in JapanSetsuko Hanzawa
School of Nursing, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:113-20. 2012..Therefore, we investigated the correlation between internalized stigma and 'beliefs about the most appropriate form of hospitalization' among psychiatric nurses...