Toru Okuyama

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Affiliation: Nagoya City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Short-form Supportive Care Needs Survey questionnaire (SCNS-SF34-J)
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Psychooncology 18:1003-10. 2009
  2. doi 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' reluctance to disclose their emotional distress to their physicians: a study of Japanese patients with lung cancer
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychooncology 17:460-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental health literacy in Japanese cancer patients: ability to recognize depression and preferences of treatments-comparison with Japanese lay public
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    Psychooncology 16:834-42. 2007
  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 Patient-perceived barriers to the psychological care of Japanese patients with lung cancer
    Chiharu Endo
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:653-60. 2008
  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 Clinical indicators of depression among ambulatory cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
    Tatsuo Akechi
    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 42:1175-80. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Perceived needs, psychological distress and quality of life of elderly cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:704-10. 2012
  10. 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

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  1. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Short-form Supportive Care Needs Survey questionnaire (SCNS-SF34-J)
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Psychooncology 18:1003-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric property of the Japanese version of the Short-form Supportive Care Needs Survey questionnaire (SCNS-SF34-J)...
  2. doi 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' reluctance to disclose their emotional distress to their physicians: a study of Japanese patients with lung cancer
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychooncology 17:460-5. 2008
    ..To explore cancer patients' concerns about emotional disclosure (ED) to their physicians, and to investigate the factors associated with them...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental health literacy in Japanese cancer patients: ability to recognize depression and preferences of treatments-comparison with Japanese lay public
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    Psychooncology 16:834-42. 2007
    ..We therefore examined Japanese cancer patients' (CP) ability to recognize depression and their preferences of its treatments...
  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 Patient-perceived barriers to the psychological care of Japanese patients with lung cancer
    Chiharu Endo
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:653-60. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the type and frequency of barriers to receive psychological care in patients with lung cancer...
  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
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  8. doi request reprint Clinical indicators of depression among ambulatory cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
    Tatsuo Akechi
    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 42:1175-80. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate clinical indicators of depression among randomly selected ambulatory patients with cancer who were receiving chemotherapy...
  9. doi request reprint Perceived needs, psychological distress and quality of life of elderly cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:704-10. 2012
    ..Very few findings regarding the perceived needs of elderly cancer patients have been reported. This study investigated needs and psychological distress perceived by and/or quality of life of elderly cancer patients...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Gender differences in factors associated with suicidal ideation in major depression among cancer patients
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Psychooncology 19:384-9. 2010
    ..However, no data is available regarding gender differences in risk factors for suicide among cancer patients with major depression...
  12. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' recognition of supportive care needs and symptoms of their patients undergoing chemotherapy
    Tomohiro Nakaguchi
    Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:369-76. 2013
    ..To assess the accuracy of oncology nurses' recognition of supportive care needs and symptoms of their patients undergoing chemotherapy...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Problem-solving therapy for psychological distress in Japanese cancer patients: preliminary clinical experience from psychiatric consultations
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:867-70. 2008
    ..Our preliminary experience suggests that PST is an effective treatment for alleviating psychological distress in Japanese cancer patients and that this treatment should be further examined in a clinical trial...
  15. 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...
  16. 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)...
  17. doi request reprint Does cognitive decline decrease health utility value in older adult patients with cancer?
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychogeriatrics . 2016
    ..Cognitive decline is common among older adults with cancer. The present study aimed to investigate the impact of cognitive decline on health utility value in older adults suffering from cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Assessing medical decision making capacity among cancer patients: Preliminary clinical experience of using a competency assessment instrument
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences
    Palliat Support Care 13:1529-33. 2015
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  19. doi request reprint Good death in elderly adults with cancer in Japan based on perspectives of the general population
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:271-6. 2012
    ..To investigate concepts relevant to a good death in elderly adults with cancer...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors and survival after diagnosis of inoperable non-small cell lung cancer
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychooncology 18:23-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to use a rigorous study design to investigate the association between relevant psychosocial factors and survival after a diagnosis of inoperable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  23. pmc Medical Decision-Making Incapacity among Newly Diagnosed Older Patients with Hematological Malignancy Receiving First Line Chemotherapy: A Cross-Sectional Study of Patients and Physicians
    Koji Sugano
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan Division of Psycho oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan Division of Respiratory Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136163. 2015
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Good death for children with cancer: a qualitative study
    Yoshinori Ito
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya Division of Psycho oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 45:349-55. 2015
    ..This study aims to explore the characteristics of a good death for children with cancer...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a psycho-oncology training program for oncology nurses: a randomized controlled trial
    Yosuke Kubota
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychooncology 25:712-8. 2016
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Screening Performance for Frailty Among Older Patients With Cancer: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study of Two Approaches
    Toru Okuyama
    From Division of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan Division of Respiratory Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan and Department of Hematology and Oncology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan From Division of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan Division of Respiratory Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan and Department of Hematology and Oncology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13:1525-31. 2015
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Difference of patient's perceived need in breast cancer patients after diagnosis
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi Division of Palliative Care and Psycho oncology, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 45:75-80. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the difference of patients' perceived needs after cancer diagnosis. Differences in quality of life and psychological distress were also examined...
  29. doi 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Current Status of Distress Screening in Designated Cancer Hospitals: A Cross-Sectional Nationwide Survey in Japan
    Toru Okuyama
    From Division of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya City Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City Department of Palliative Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe City Department of Palliative and Supportive Care, Palliative Care Team, and Seirei Hospice, Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Hamamatsu City and Department of Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa City, Japan From Division of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya City Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City Department of Palliative Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe City Department of Palliative and Supportive Care, Palliative Care Team, and Seirei Hospice, Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Hamamatsu City and Department of Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa City, Japan
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14:1098-104. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the current status of distress screening implementation in Japanese designated cancer hospitals...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence, course and factors associated with delirium in elderly patients with advanced cancer: a longitudinal observational study
    Megumi Uchida
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya Division of Palliative Care and Psycho oncology, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 45:934-40. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of delirium on admission, the course of delirium during a 2-week period after admission and factors associated with delirium on admission, among elderly patients with advanced cancer...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint A case with Hodgkin lymphoma and fronto-temporal lobular degeneration (FTLD)-like dementia facilitated by chemotherapy
    Ryuta Katsumata
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:365-8. 2010
    ..This case points to the importance of being attentive to the appearance of neuropsychiatric symptoms and evaluating brain functions properly when performing anti-cancer chemotherapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint A comparison of psychiatric consultation liaison services between hospitals in the United States and Japan
    Yasuhiro Kishi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:517-22. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of methylphenidate for fatigue in advanced cancer patients: a preliminary study
    Yuriko Sugawara
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Research Institute East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Palliat Med 16:261-3. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors correlated with dyspnea in advanced lung cancer patients: organic causes and what else?
    Keiko Tanaka
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:490-500. 2002
    ..05, multiple R(2) = 0.303). The present study confirms that dyspnea is multifactorial and that a beneficial therapeutic strategy might include intervention for psychological distress and pain...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and screening of dyspnea interfering with daily life activities in ambulatory patients with advanced lung cancer
    Keiko Tanaka
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:484-9. 2002
    ..Both scales were feasible for screening of clinical dyspnea. Applying a screening protocol may contribute to avoiding underestimation of clinical dyspnea and lead to appropriate interventions for it...
  38. ncbi request reprint Isoliquiritigenin suppresses pulmonary metastasis of mouse renal cell carcinoma
    Shoji Yamazaki
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Jichi Medical School, 3311 Yakushiji, Minamikawachi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Cancer Lett 183:23-30. 2002
    ..In addition, isoliquiritigenin prevented severe leukocytopenia caused by administration of 5-fluorouracil...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of dyspnea, pain, and fatigue on daily life activities in ambulatory patients with advanced lung cancer
    Keiko Tanaka
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Chiba, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:417-23. 2002
    ..To recognize the impact of symptoms may contribute to provide better management...
  40. ncbi request reprint Two flavone C-glycosides from the style of Zea mays with glycation inhibitory activity
    Ryuichiro Suzuki
    Department of Natural Medicine and Phytochemistry, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, 2 522 1 Noshio, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8588, Japan
    J Nat Prod 66:564-5. 2003
    ..Each compound contains the rare sugar boivinose. These flavones exhibited glycation inhibitory activity similar to that of aminoguanidine, a known glycation inhibitor...
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation study of the Japanese version of the brief fatigue inventory
    Toru Okuyama
    Pain Research Group, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:106-17. 2003
    ..Additionally, fatigue severity classification was explored using the BFI-J. The results indicated that the BFI-J is a brief, valid, and feasible measure of fatigue for use with Japanese cancer patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Japanese version of the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory: a validation study
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:1093-104. 2003
    ..Both factor analysis and cluster analysis showed the consistency of the statistical structure of the English and Japanese versions, indicating the cross-cultural validity of the scale...
  43. ncbi request reprint Suicidality in terminally ill Japanese patients with cancer
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Division of Psycho Oncology, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Kashiwa, Japan
    Cancer 100:183-91. 2004
    ..To identify factors and longitudinal changes associated with suicidality among terminally ill Japanese patients with cancer, a prospective cohort study was performed...
  44. doi request reprint Factors correlated with fatigue in terminally ill cancer patients: a longitudinal study
    Toru Okuyama
    Psycho Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa City, Chiba, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:515-23. 2008
    ..It may be important to include psychological intervention in the multidimensional management of fatigue in this population, in addition to physical and nursing interventions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Delirium: patient characteristics that predict a missed diagnosis at psychiatric consultation
    Yasuhiro Kishi
    Department of Psychiatry, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama 350 8550, Japan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:442-5. 2007
    ..This study evaluates patient characteristics that might predict a missed diagnosis of delirium prior to being seen by a psychiatric consultant...
  46. 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
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Changes in mental disorder distribution among suicide attempters in mid-west area of Kanagawa
    Atsushi Ichimura
    Course of Specialized Clinical Science Psychiatry, Tokai University School of Medicine, Boseidai, Isehara shi, Kanagawa ken 259 1193, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:113-8. 2005
    ..Mental disorder distribution in suicide attempters significantly changed. However, it was not certain that this change was related to the economic recession and increased unemployment in Japan...
  48. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of fatigue and associated factors in disease-free breast cancer patients without depression
    Yuriko Sugawara
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, 6 5 1 Kashiwanoha, 277 8577 Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Support Care Cancer 13:628-36. 2005
    ..To clarify the characteristics of fatigue in disease-free breast cancer patients, we examined the frequency of fatigue and associated factors in disease-free breast cancer patients without major depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for interpretation of the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression
    Toshi A Furukawa
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:531-4. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Major depression, adjustment disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder in terminally ill cancer patients: associated and predictive factors
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, Chiba, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 22:1957-65. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Induction of cell cycle arrest and p21(CIP1/WAF1) expression in human lung cancer cells by isoliquiritigenin
    Tsunehiro Ii
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi Hirokoji, Kyoto 602 8566, Japan
    Cancer Lett 207:27-35. 2004
    ..These results suggest that isoliquiritigenin will be a promising agent for use in chemopreventive or therapeutics against lung cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of cancer pain management in a Japanese Cancer Hospital
    Toru Okuyama
    Department of Symptom Research, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:37-42. 2004
    ..Pain is one of the most frequent and deleterious symptoms in cancer patients. This study was carried out to investigate the adequacy of pain management at the National Cancer Center Hospital East, Japan...
  53. ncbi request reprint A new phloroglucinol derivative from the brown alga Eisenia bicyclis: potential for the effective treatment of diabetic complications
    Yoshihito Okada
    Department of Natural Medicine and Phytochemistry, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, 2 522 1 Noshio, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8588, Japan
    J Nat Prod 67:103-5. 2004
    ..These isolates exhibit inhibitory activity on glycation and alpha-amylase. Their structures were determined on the basis of spectroscopic data...
  54. ncbi request reprint Plasma interleukin-6 and fatigue in terminally ill cancer patients
    Masatoshi Inagaki
    Psycho Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:153-61. 2008
    ..The results of the present study provide information to develop a new treatment strategy for cancer fatigue in terminally ill cancer patients...