Masahiro Igarashi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a stress management program for hospital staffs on their coping strategies and interpersonal behaviors
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Ind Health 50:487-98. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Job demands as a potential modifier of the association between testosterone deficiency and andropause symptoms in Japanese middle-aged workers: a cross-sectional study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Nursing, Baika Women s University, 2 19 5 Shukunosho, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
    Maturitas 73:225-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of lavender aroma on sleep quality in healthy Japanese students
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Nursing, Baika Women s University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 114:111-22. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Occupation and plasma fibrinogen in Japanese male and female workers: the Jichi Medical School Cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 68:1091-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of communication skills on stress responses while speaking Japanese and English
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
    Psychol Rep 103:3-10. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Rationality/anti-emotionality personality and dietary habits in a community population in Japan
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:183-90. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Gendered information on sensory, hedonic and familiarity ratings of green tea by female Japanese students
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Appetite 51:343-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and plasma fibrinogen in Japanese male and female workers: the Jichi Medical School cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 198:468-76. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Socioeconomic indicators and cardiovascular disease incidence among Japanese community residents: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 17:58-66. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic drug monitoring]
    Tadaaki Ito
    Department of Pharmacy, Toranomon Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 127:257-63. 2007

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a stress management program for hospital staffs on their coping strategies and interpersonal behaviors
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Ind Health 50:487-98. 2012
    ..A brief one-time stress management program can be effective in improving active coping and assertive behaviors as well as reducing dependent behavior in hospital staffs. Sex differences were noteworthy...
  2. doi request reprint Job demands as a potential modifier of the association between testosterone deficiency and andropause symptoms in Japanese middle-aged workers: a cross-sectional study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Nursing, Baika Women s University, 2 19 5 Shukunosho, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
    Maturitas 73:225-9. 2012
    ..The present study investigated whether job demands modify the association between low levels of testosterone and andropause symptoms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of lavender aroma on sleep quality in healthy Japanese students
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Nursing, Baika Women s University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 114:111-22. 2012
    ..Sex differences and daily variation in quality of sleep during the intervention period were not observed. The findings suggest that nighttime exposure to lavender aroma relieves sleepiness at awakening...
  4. doi request reprint Occupation and plasma fibrinogen in Japanese male and female workers: the Jichi Medical School Cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 68:1091-7. 2009
    ..The association of occupational category and position on fibrinogen levels varied as a function of gender, implying that gender-specific socioeconomic differences could exist in cardiovascular risks in Japanese workers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of communication skills on stress responses while speaking Japanese and English
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
    Psychol Rep 103:3-10. 2008
    ..Individuals who had low communication skills displayed higher anxiety prior to the experiment than those who had high communication skills...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rationality/anti-emotionality personality and dietary habits in a community population in Japan
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:183-90. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationships between the rationality and anti-emotionality (R/A) personality and dietary consumption in a Japanese community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gendered information on sensory, hedonic and familiarity ratings of green tea by female Japanese students
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Appetite 51:343-6. 2008
    ..Gendered information may influence on sensory, hedonic, and familiarity ratings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and plasma fibrinogen in Japanese male and female workers: the Jichi Medical School cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 198:468-76. 2008
    ..The findings appear to imply a mechanism through which adverse psychosocial job characteristics lead to cardiovascular diseases in men...
  9. doi request reprint Socioeconomic indicators and cardiovascular disease incidence among Japanese community residents: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Kaori Honjo
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 17:58-66. 2010
    ..There has been little research in inequalities in risk of cardiovascular disease incidence by social class in Asia...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic drug monitoring]
    Tadaaki Ito
    Department of Pharmacy, Toranomon Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 127:257-63. 2007
    ..We would like to introduce the monitoring skills of pharmacotherapy of clinical pharmacists by taking vancomycin injection and injectable anticancer drugs that have different monitoring points as examples...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Modified FOLFOX6 in a patient on hemodialysis with metastatic colorectal cancer]
    Shuichiro Matoba
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Toranomon Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:673-5. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of the incidence of aseptic meningitis in symptomatic natural mumps patients and monovalent mumps vaccine recipients in Japan
    Takao Nagai
    Vaccine Study Group of the Society of Ambulatory and General Pediatrics of Japan, Takamatsu 760 0002, Japan
    Vaccine 25:2742-7. 2007
    ..Our results provide an informative data for consideration to resume mumps vaccine as a part of routine immunization schedule for Japanese children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine in alleviating the febrile illness of culture-confirmed influenza in children in the 2000-2001 influenza season
    Makoto Kamada
    Nagai Pediatric Clinic, 2 20 Akanechou, Takamatsu, Kagawa 760 0002, and Pediatrics and Child Health, Kurume University Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    Vaccine 24:3618-23. 2006
    ..For influenza B the odds ratio for vaccinated children to have a maximum fever exceeding 39.5 degrees C was 0.52 (95% CI, 0.30-0.92) Our findings suggest modest impact of influenza vaccination on limiting severity of disease symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative histologic assessment of proctocolectomy specimens from Japanese and American patients with ulcerative colitis with or without dysplasia
    Hiroyuki Mitomi
    Department of Clinical Research Laboratory, National Sagamihara Hospital, 18 1 Sakura dai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Int J Surg Pathol 13:259-65. 2005
    ..038). This might, in part, explain the histologic variation. Another possibility for the differences is that the preoperative medications may have differed in the populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short term locum tenens for rural practice: a trial of a Japanese medical school
    Kazuo Inoue
    Mominoki Hospital, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Kochi City, Kochi, Japan
    Aust J Rural Health 10:80-6. 2002
    ..Rural practices face a wide range of circumstances which necessitate locum dispatch. Organised locum dispatch by a medical school can provide practical support of rural practices through locum tenens dispatch...