Masayo Kojima

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Affiliation: Nagoya City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Alexithymia as a prognostic risk factor for health problems: a brief review of epidemiological studies
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, 467 8601, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 6:21. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of psychosocial factors associated with quality of life among patients with chronic diseases in Japan
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:7-11. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Independent associations of alexithymia and social support with depression in hemodialysis patients
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 63:349-56. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective study
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 161:462-71. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived psychologic stress and colorectal cancer mortality: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    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 67:72-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet and colorectal cancer mortality: results from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 50:23-32. 2004
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Depression, inflammation, and pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Masayo Kojima
    Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho, Nagoya, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1018-24. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A chronological decrease in type A behavior patterns among Japanese male workers in 1995-1999
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Nagoya, Japan
    J Occup Health 46:171-4. 2004

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Alexithymia as a prognostic risk factor for health problems: a brief review of epidemiological studies
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, 467 8601, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 6:21. 2012
    ..More prospective studies with sufficient sample sizes and follow-up period, especially those involving life course analyses, are needed to confirm the contribution of alexithymia to health problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of psychosocial factors associated with quality of life among patients with chronic diseases in Japan
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:7-11. 2012
    ..Epidemiology is a powerful tool for identifying effective points of intervention, after considering all possible confounders. Future studies must clarify how health can be improved by using a psychosocial approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Independent associations of alexithymia and social support with depression in hemodialysis patients
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 63:349-56. 2007
    ..The influences of alexithymia and social support on depression among chronically ill patients were examined prospectively...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective study
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 161:462-71. 2005
    ..No adverse effects of high serum levels of omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids on colorectal cancer risk were detected...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived psychologic stress and colorectal cancer mortality: findings from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    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 67:72-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship between perceived psychologic stress and colorectal cancer mortality in a prospective large-scale study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet and colorectal cancer mortality: results from the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho, Nagoya, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 50:23-32. 2004
    ..Further investigation is therefore necessary to confirm the association between diet and colorectal cancer, especially by subsites and gender...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Depression, inflammation, and pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Masayo Kojima
    Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho, Nagoya, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1018-24. 2009
    ..We examined the independent associations between depression, the inflammation marker C-reactive protein (CRP) level, and pain in patients with RA...
  10. ncbi request reprint A chronological decrease in type A behavior patterns among Japanese male workers in 1995-1999
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Nagoya, Japan
    J Occup Health 46:171-4. 2004
    ..001, respectively), whereas the time trends were comparable by baseline age. In conclusion, TABP among Japanese male workers decreased in all generations during the period from 1995 to 1999...
  11. pmc Bowel movement frequency and risk of colorectal cancer in a large cohort study of Japanese men and women
    M 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
    Br J Cancer 90:1397-401. 2004
    ..There was no association between colorectal or colon cancer risk and laxative use. Regulating BM frequency might therefore have a role in the prevention of colorectal cancer...
  12. doi 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)...
  13. doi request reprint Depression, alexithymia and long-term mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 79:303-11. 2010
    ..We conducted a prospective study to estimate the independent impact of depression and alexithymia on long-term mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia, depression and social support among Japanese workers
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 72:307-14. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer and serum C-reactive protein levels: a case-control study nested in the JACC Study
    Yoshinori Ito
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake City, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S185-9. 2005
    ..We investigated whether serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a biomarker of inflammation, are associated with colorectal cancer, using serum samples collected in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity/weight gain and breast cancer risk: findings from the Japan collaborative cohort study for the evaluation of cancer risk
    Sadao Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:139-45. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Serum oxidized low-density lipoprotein levels and risk of colorectal cancer: a case-control study nested in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Koji Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1781-7. 2004
    ..045). Analyses restricted to colon cancer cases and corresponding controls yielded similar relationships between serum oxLDL and oLAB levels and risk. In conclusion, higher levels of serum oxLDL may increase risk of colorectal cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, IGF-II, IGF binding protein-3, and risk of colorectal cancer: a nested case-control study in the Japan Collaborative Cohort study
    Sadao Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:45-9. 2009
    ..Although these markers might be etiologically significant in relation to colorectal cancer, we did not obtain evidence supporting this hypothesis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer risk: findings from the JACC Study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S173-9. 2005
    ..Because alcohol drinking is a potential risk factor for colorectal cancer, the trend in alcohol consumption in Japan may partly explain the increase in incidence and mortality rates of this malignancy until 1990-1995...
  20. ncbi request reprint Leptin is associated with an increased female colorectal cancer risk: a nested case-control study in Japan
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Oncology 68:454-61. 2005
    ..To elucidate whether leptin is involved in the etiology of female colorectal cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obesity and serum markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in Japanese
    Koji Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 4:259-66. 2003
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  22. doi request reprint Effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk: findings of the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Sadao Suzuki
    Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3396-401. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine prospectively the association between physical activity and breast cancer risk in a non-Western population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intake frequency of fish and serum levels of long-chain n-3 fatty acids: a cross-sectional study within the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:211-8. 2005
    ..Whether reported fish consumption reflects the fatty acid intake, however, has to be elucidated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychological attitudes and risk of breast cancer in Japan: a prospective study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8681, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:259-67. 2007
    ..To examine the association between psychological factors and the risk of breast cancer prospectively in a non-Western population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoid, alpha-tocopherol and retinol concentrations and risk of colorectal adenomas: A case-control study in Japan
    Jing Jiang
    Department of Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Cancer Lett 226:133-41. 2005
    ..53; 95% CI: 0.19-1.52; P(trend)=0.35). Our findings suggest a protective effect of carotenoids against the development of colorectal adenomas...
  26. 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
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  27. ncbi request reprint [An example of psychometric validation of a mental health questionnaire used at a work place]
    Masayo Kojima
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kawasumi 1, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, 467 8601, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 44:236-41. 2002
    ..Just one item correlated with the Job Demand subscale of the JCQ. Additional information should be added to the original questionnaire to evaluate Job Stress based on the Karsek's Job Demand-Control-Support model...
  28. ncbi request reprint Influences of menopause, aging, and gender on the cleavage of type II collagen in cartilage in relationship to bone turnover
    Toshihisa Kojima
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University, School of Medicine, Showa, Nagoya, Japan
    Menopause 15:133-7. 2008
    ..We also examined age and gender to estimate the independent influences of these parameters together with menopause on cartilage and bone turnover...
  29. doi request reprint Study protocol of a multicenter registry of patients with rheumatoid arthritis starting biologic therapy in Japan: Tsurumai Biologics Communication Registry (TBCR) study
    Toshihisa Kojima
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University, School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai, Showa, Nagoya, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 22:339-45. 2012
    ..Differences in baseline characteristics by age and initiation year of biologics need to be carefully evaluated in order to report on drug-related survival and long-term prognosis, using follow-up data in the near future...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and risk of colorectal cancer in the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:668-75. 2007
    ..The role of dietary fiber in the prevention of colorectal cancer seems to remain inconsistent, and further investigations in various populations are warranted. (..
  31. ncbi request reprint Marine n-3 fatty acids and colorectal cancer: is there a real link?
    Shinkan Tokudome
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:406-7. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Smoking and colorectal cancer in a non-Western population: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:323-32. 2003
    ..The risk of colorectal cancer in relation to smoking habits has been examined mostly in Caucasians, and evidence for other ethnic groups is still scarce...
  33. ncbi request reprint Medical history of circulatory diseases and colorectal cancer death in the JACC Study
    Yoshiyuki Watanabe
    Department of Epidemiology for Community Health and Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S168-72. 2005
    ..Host factors expressed by individual past medical history of hypertension, stroke, and myocardial infarction may have a relationship with colorectal cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Glucose intolerance and colorectal cancer risk in a nested case-control study among Japanese People
    Kotaro Ozasa
    Department of Epidemiology for Community Health and Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S180-4. 2005
    ..Glucose intolerance may increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of reproductive and menstrual factors and colon cancer risk in Japanese women: findings from the JACC study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:602-7. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Serum carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols, and colorectal cancer risk in a Japanese cohort: effect modification by sex for carotenoids
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Institute, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Nutr Cancer 51:13-24. 2005
    ..010) and 0.29 (0.07-1.17; trend P = 0.098), respectively. The effects of some carotenoids on colorectal cancer risk may be modified by sex or by factors associated with sex, including smoking and drinking habits...
  37. ncbi request reprint A scoring system to predict renal outcome in IgA nephropathy: from a nationwide prospective study
    Kenji Wakai
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2800-8. 2006
    ..Although there are several prognostic indicators, it remains difficult to predict the renal outcome in individual patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on the possible association between having children and colon cancer risk: findings from the JACC Study
    Koji Tamakoshi
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:243-7. 2004
    ..From these prospective data, having children may reduce risk of colon cancer among women, but not among men, suggesting that modifications of hormone profiles secondary to pregnancies may influence female colon cancer risk...