Norio Watanabe

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Affiliation: Nagoya City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy for depression among children and adolescents: a systematic review
    N Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:84-95. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications39

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy for depression among children and adolescents: a systematic review
    N Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:84-95. 2007
    ..To examine the clinical benefit, the harm and the cost-effectiveness of psychotherapies in comparison with no treatment, waiting-list controls, attention-placebos, and treatment as usual in depressed youths...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavior therapy for Japanese patients with panic disorder: acute phase and one-year follow-up results
    Yumi Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:313-21. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the outcomes and follow-up data of our cognitive behavioral therapy program for Japanese patients with panic disorder and to examine the baseline predictors of their outcomes...
  12. 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...
  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
    ....
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  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. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Brief psychoeducation for schizophrenia primarily intended to change the cognition of auditory hallucinations: an exploratory study
    Nao Shiraishi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan Department of Psychiatry, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan Shiseikai Yagoto Hospital, Nagoya, Japan and Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan Dr Watanabe is now at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Translational Medical Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:35-9. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the present study suggests that psychoeducation might be useful in reducing secondary delusions without exacerbating a depressive state. ..
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptoms predict change in quality of life of Alzheimer disease patients: a two-year follow-up study
    Hiroshi Tatsumi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:374-84. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of neuropsychiatric symptoms on longitudinal changes in the quality of life (QOL) of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  36. pmc Cross-cultural study of conviction subtype Taijin Kyofu: proposal and reliability of Nagoya-Osaka diagnostic criteria for social anxiety disorder
    Yoshihiro Kinoshita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:307-13. 2008
    ..5% with DSM-IV and 87.6% with the modified DSM-IV with Nagoya-Osaka criteria (p < 0.001). These findings indicate that the Nagoya-Osaka criteria for SAD can improve interrater reliability of SAD...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between unreported outcomes and effect size estimates in Cochrane meta-analyses
    Toshi A Furukawa
    JAMA 297:468-70. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint [Interpretation and the use of evidence in psychiatry]
    Norio Watanabe
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 108:982-90. 2006