Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health
- Twelve-month use of mental health services in four areas in Japan: findings from the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2003Yoichi Naganuma
National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:240-8. 2006..The mental health care system in Japan has improved over the past decade, but not enough for people suffering from mental disturbances...
- Prevalence of and risk factors for suicide-related outcomes in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys JapanYutaka Ono
Health Center, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:442-9. 2008..The aim of the present study was to clarify the prevalence of and risk factors for important suicide-related outcomes...
- Lifetime prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity and demographic correlates of "hikikomori" in a community population in JapanAsuka Koyama
National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Japan
Psychiatry Res 176:69-74. 2010..While psychiatric disorders were often comorbid with "hikikomori", half of the cases seem to be "primary hikikomori" without a comorbid psychiatric disorder...
- 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...
- Evaluation of the DSM-IV and ICD-10 criteria for depressive disorders in a community population in Japan using item response theoryMari Saito
Clinical Research Center, National Center for Child Health and Development, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:211-22. 2010....
- Lay diagnoses and views on causes, coping strategies, and treatment for schizophreniaKanae Sawamura
Research Department, Institute for Health Economics and Policy, 1 5 11 Nishi Sinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
Community Ment Health J 48:309-16. 2012..To enhance mental health literacy, it is important to help people distinguish a mental illness from mere stress. Lay diagnoses do not necessary have to be detailed, as long as people recognize a situation as an illness...
- Prevalence and correlates of illicit and non-medical use of psychotropic drugs in Japan: findings from the World Mental Health Japan Survey 2002-2004Mayumi Tominaga
Dept of Mental Health, Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:777-83. 2009....
- Cost of depression among adults in Japan in 2005Mitsuhiro Sado
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:442-50. 2011..Nevertheless, the cost of depression in Japan has never been examined. The goal of the present study was to estimate the total cost of depression in Japan and to clarify the characteristics of this burden...
- [Discharge dynamics and related factors of newly-admitted patients in psychiatric hospitals]Toshiaki Kono
Department of Mental Health Policy and Evaluation, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 114:764-81. 2012..Adopting measures suiting patients' characteristics and arranging treatment and casework for patients at high risk of a long stay are important to facilitate community care...
- Mental health literacy of autism spectrum disorders in the Japanese general populationTomonori Koyama
Dept of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8553, Japan
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:651-7. 2009..We aimed to clarify the public's mental health literacy of autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...
- Heart disease, other circulatory diseases, and onset of major depression among community residents in Japan: results of the World Mental Health Survey Japan 2002-2004Yohsuke Takasaki
Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
Acta Med Okayama 62:241-9. 2008..37, 2.50]) were not significantly associated. There were no subjects who developed major depression after stroke. These results suggest that heart attack, and maybe also heart disease and diabetes, affect the onset of major depression...
- The performance of the Japanese version of the K6 and K10 in the World Mental Health Survey JapanToshi A Furukawa
Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:152-8. 2008..The Japanese versions of the K6 and K10 thus demonstrated screening performances essentially equivalent to those of the original English versions...