Toshiaki A Furukawa

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Affiliation: Nagoya University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are all antidepressants really the same? The case of fluoxetine: a systematic review
    Andrea Cipriani
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:850-64. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between quality of reports of antidepressant randomized controlled trials and treatment estimates: systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis
    Andrea Cipriani
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:352-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Course and outcome of depressive episodes: comparison between bipolar, unipolar and subthreshold depression
    T A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 96:211-20. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Can we individualize the 'number needed to treat'? An empirical study of summary effect measures in meta-analyses
    Toshiaki A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 31:72-6. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Patient's perceived need and psychological distress and/or quality of life in ambulatory breast cancer patients in Japan
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Psychooncology 20:497-505. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Oncologists' recognition of supportive care needs and symptoms of their patients in a breast cancer outpatient consultation
    Toru Okuyama
    Division of Psycho oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi 467 8601, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:1251-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Patients' supportive care needs and psychological distress in advanced breast cancer patients in Japan
    Megumi Uchida
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi 467 8601, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:530-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Symptom indicator of severity of depression in cancer patients: a comparison of the DSM-IV criteria with alternative diagnostic criteria
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:225-32. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Interoceptive hypersensitivity as prognostic factor among patients with panic disorder who have received cognitive behavioral therapy
    Sei Ogawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:325-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Social anxiety disorder as a hidden psychiatric comorbidity among cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Palliat Support Care 9:103-5. 2011

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Are all antidepressants really the same? The case of fluoxetine: a systematic review
    Andrea Cipriani
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:850-64. 2006
    ..To systematically review the efficacy and tolerability of fluoxetine, the most widely studied of newer antidepressants, in comparison with all other antidepressants in the acute treatment of depression in patients aged more than 18 years...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between quality of reports of antidepressant randomized controlled trials and treatment estimates: systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis
    Andrea Cipriani
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:352-6. 2007
    ..However, current quality measures are not related with treatment estimates in antidepressant trials and may not be useful weighting tools when meta-analyses of data extracted from antidepressant RCTs are carried out...
  3. ncbi request reprint Course and outcome of depressive episodes: comparison between bipolar, unipolar and subthreshold depression
    T A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 96:211-20. 2000
    ..In our sample, patients with depressive disorder not otherwise specified appeared to suffer both symptomatologically and functionally as much as patients with major mood disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Can we individualize the 'number needed to treat'? An empirical study of summary effect measures in meta-analyses
    Toshiaki A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 31:72-6. 2002
    ..This approach assumes constant RR but no empirical study to date has examined the validity of this assumption...
  5. doi request reprint Patient's perceived need and psychological distress and/or quality of life in ambulatory breast cancer patients in Japan
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Psychooncology 20:497-505. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to investigate the association between patients' perceived needs and psychological distress and/or quality of life (QOL) and to clarify the characteristics of patients with a high degree of unmet needs...
  6. doi request reprint Oncologists' recognition of supportive care needs and symptoms of their patients in a breast cancer outpatient consultation
    Toru Okuyama
    Division of Psycho oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi 467 8601, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:1251-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the accuracy of oncologists' recognition of their patients' supportive care needs and symptoms in breast cancer outpatient consultation in Japan...
  7. doi request reprint Patients' supportive care needs and psychological distress in advanced breast cancer patients in Japan
    Megumi Uchida
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi 467 8601, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:530-6. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Symptom indicator of severity of depression in cancer patients: a comparison of the DSM-IV criteria with alternative diagnostic criteria
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:225-32. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the performances of several diagnostic criteria items for judging the severity of major depression among cancer patients...
  9. doi request reprint Interoceptive hypersensitivity as prognostic factor among patients with panic disorder who have received cognitive behavioral therapy
    Sei Ogawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:325-9. 2010
    ..Clinically it is suggested that new interoceptive tasks related to gastrointestinal fears are needed...
  10. doi request reprint Social anxiety disorder as a hidden psychiatric comorbidity among cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Palliat Support Care 9:103-5. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the potential impact of social anxiety disorder on the psychological distress of cancer patients has not been reported...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multifaceted psychosocial intervention program for breast cancer patients after first recurrence: feasibility study
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychooncology 16:517-24. 2007
    ..005). The novel intervention program is feasible, is a promising strategy for reducing clinically manifested psychological distress and further controlled studies are warranted...
  12. pmc Interoceptive hypersensitivity and interoceptive exposure in patients with panic disorder: specificity and effectiveness
    Kiyoe Lee
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 6:32. 2006
    ..We examined the effectiveness of various interoceptive exposure exercises using the Body Sensations Questionnaire (BSQ) (Chambless et al., 1984)...
  13. doi request reprint Anticipatory nausea among ambulatory cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: prevalence, associated factors, and impact on quality of life
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Hospital, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:2596-600. 2010
    ..However, given its potentially significant impact on relevant outcome, including QOL, AN should not be neglected in current clinical oncology practice. (Cancer Sci 2010; 101: 2596-2660)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Associated and predictive factors of sleep disturbance in advanced cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University, Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychooncology 16:888-94. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that psychological distress is a possible key cause of sleep disturbance and management of psychological distress may be one promising strategy for prevention of sleep disturbance among advanced cancer patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors, disease status, and quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 67:425-31. 2009
    ..To explore the interrelationships between the psychosocial and illness factors that determine the disease status of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to identify how each factor is associated with quality of life (QOL)...
  16. doi request reprint Delirium training program for nurses
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychosomatics 51:106-11. 2010
    ..Delirium is a common and serious clinical problem for hospitalized patients and is associated with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality and increased healthcare costs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Dysexecutive Questionnaire (DEX) in Alzheimer's disease: validation of a behavioral rating scale to assess dysexecutive symptoms in Japanese patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Yoshihiro Shinagawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:951-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop a behavior rating scale for assessing dysexecutive symptoms in Japanese patients with AD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Japanese version of the Quality of Relationship Inventory: its reliability and validity among women with recurrent spontaneous abortion
    Yumi Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Aichi, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:527-32. 2002
    ..54, 95% CI 0.27-0.73 in the case of the father). Although we still need to examine the Japanese QRI with different populations, it appears to be a promising measure of individual-specific relationship for the Japanese population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in terminally ill cancer patients in Japan
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:5-12. 2006
    ..Regarding screening for MD, both single-item interviews and the HADS possess useful screening performance. Different screening instruments may be recommended depending on the depressive disorders and specific populations...
  20. doi request reprint Loss of fractal heart rate dynamics in depressive hemodialysis patients
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Psychosom Med 70:177-85. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship between depression, reduced heart rate (HR) variability, and altered HR dynamics among patients with end-stage renal disease who are receiving hemodialysis (HD) therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' reluctance to discuss psychological distress with their physicians was not associated with underrecognition of depression by physicians: a preliminary study
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Palliat Support Care 7:229-33. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between cancer patients' reluctance for emotional disclosure to their physician and underrecognition of depression by physicians...
  22. ncbi request reprint Childhood parental separation experiences and depressive symptomatology in acute major depression
    Hiroshi Takeuchi
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:215-9. 2003
    ..Once depression develops, early object loss may act as a pathoplastic factor by making it severer especially by rendering people less able to perform what they normally could do...
  23. ncbi request reprint Depression as a potential causal factor in subsequent miscarriage in recurrent spontaneous aborters
    Mayumi Sugiura-Ogasawara
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya City University Medical School, Japan
    Hum Reprod 17:2580-4. 2002
    ..To assess whether psychological disorders might induce spontaneous abortion we carried out a prospective study to determine if any psychological parameter influenced risk in those patients with a history of recurrent miscarriages...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and social role functioning in Japanese patients with panic disorder
    Mariko Eguchi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:686-9. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that we need to remain sensitive to different aspects of functional impairments of patients with panic disorder and that we may need to pay more attention to the role of social anxiety in their treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Etiologies of delirium and their relationship to reversibility and motor subtype in cancer patients
    Ryuichi Sagawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Mizuho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:175-82. 2009
    ..This study investigated the causes of delirium and their association with reversibility and motor subtypes of delirium in cancer patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of diazepam as an anti-anxiety agent: meta-analysis of double-blind, randomized controlled trials carried out in Japan
    Toshiya Inada
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychobiology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai, Nagoya, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 18:483-7. 2003
    ..Caution should be exercised in assessing these results, however, since this is the first meta-analysis showing the significant effectiveness of diazepam in the treatment of neurosis or psychosomatic disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine versus other antidepressants in the acute-phase treatment of adults with major depression: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1404-15. 2008
    ..To conduct a comprehensive, systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy and tolerability of mirtazapine over other antidepressants in the acute-phase treatment of major depression...
  28. ncbi request reprint Course of psychological distress and its predictors in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Japan
    Psychooncology 15:463-73. 2006
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Not only body weight perception but also body mass index is relevant to suicidal ideation and self-harming behavior in Japanese adolescents
    Kuni Kinoshita
    Department of Psychiatry, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:305-9. 2012
    ..Low BMI may be an independent risk factor for suicidal ideation and deliberate self-harming behavior in Japanese adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint An intervention to improve the interrater reliability of clinical EEG interpretations
    Hideki Azuma
    Departments of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:485-9. 2003
    ..004). It is suggested that discussing and establishing the consensus guideline among the raters offers a feasible method to improve interrater reliability in clinical EEG interpretations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural validation of the Beck Depression Inventory-II in Japan
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medicine, Kawasumi 1, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan, 467 8601
    Psychiatry Res 110:291-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that the Japanese version of the BDI-II is psychometrically robust and can be used to assess depressive symptoms in Japanese people...
  32. ncbi request reprint The differential impact of executive attention dysfunction on episodic memory in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients with checking symptoms vs. those with washing symptoms
    Ichiro M Omori
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Psychiatr Res 41:776-84. 2007
    ..Among "checkers", poor general memory was related to inhibition deficits...
  33. doi request reprint Impact of mental disorders on work performance in a community sample of workers in Japan: the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2005
    Masao 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Parents, personality or partner? Correlates of marital relationships
    Toshiaki A Furukawa
    Dept of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Japan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:164-8. 2002
    ..Our previous analyses demonstrated the significant role of marital relations on the woman's emotional status among a cohort of 61 married Japanese couples with a history of two consecutive spontaneous abortions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention with antidepressant drug treatment in depressive disorders: a systematic review
    John R Geddes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 361:653-61. 2003
    ..Antidepressant drugs can promote remission from acute depressive episodes. Our aim was to establish how long such treatments should be continued to prevent relapse...
  36. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepines in generalized anxiety disorder: heterogeneity of outcomes based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials
    Jose Luis R Martin
    Department of Clinical Research, Castile La Mancha Health Research Foundation FISCAM, Toledo, Spain
    J Psychopharmacol 21:774-82. 2007
    ....