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Mental health status of the general population in Japan

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Mental health status of the general population in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic Psychiatry Clin Neurosci . 2020 Sep;74(9):505-506. doi: 10.1111/pcn.13105.

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Publish Year: 2020
Author: Michiko Ueda, Andrew Stickley, Hajime Sueki, Tetsuya Matsubayashi

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Japan: number of mental health and welfare consultations

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Number of mental health consultations over telephone Japan FY 2013-2019. Published by Statista Research Department , Aug 3, 2021. Around 1.58 million people in Japan consulted public health

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Japan Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

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Japan. Language . Print Global, regional, and national burden of 12 mental disorders in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. In this study, we assessed prevalence and burden estimates from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 (GBD 2019

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Japan Health > Mental health Stats: NationMaster.com

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12-month prevalence by severity > Mild: The first data set used here is from large-scale epidemiological surveys implemented as part of the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Initiative (WMHSI).These surveys were conducted between 2002 and 2005 in 10 OECD countries. They use a common diagnostic instrument to measure the occurrence of various types of disorders, their nature

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Public perceptions toward mental illness in Japan

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014-06-20Aim: The purpose was to characterize public perceptions in Japan of mental illness and how they related to stigma-related attitudes for the same. Methods: Data were obtained using a vignette survey conducted as a part of the Stigma in Global Context - Mental Health Study and contained a nationally representative sample (n = 994). The survey was conducted using a multi-mode approach (face-to

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Publish Year: 2018
Author: Mami Kasahara-Kiritani, Mami Kasahara-Kiritani, Tomoko Matoba, Saeko Kikuzawa, Junko Sakano, Katsumi...

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Center for Japanese Mental Health

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The Center for Japanese Mental Health was formed in 2014 as a 501 (c) (c3) non-profit organization for charitable and educational purposes. Specifically, CJMH seeks to improve the mental health and well-being of people of Japanese descent everywhere. Learn more.

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A Cold of the Soul: Depression in Japan

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But even as provisions and access to mental health care have improved, there are still persistent issues. A survey of over 4,000 people carried out in 2016 by the University of Tokyo’s Department of Mental Health discovered that “the most common reason for delaying access to help was the wish to handle the problem on one’s own”.

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WHO Japan turning a corner in suicide prevention

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By 2012, the number of suicides in Japan fell below 30 000 for the first time since 1998 ̶ a gradual trend that began in 2009. “Initially we thought that this was just temporary, a blip,” says Dr Tadashi Takeshima, Director of Japan’s Centre for Suicide Prevention at the National Institute of Mental Health.

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Japan vs United States Health Stats Compared

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90% more than Japan Mental health > Prevalence of mental health problems > Lifetime prevalence: 18% Ranked 10th. 47.4% Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Japan Births and maternity > …

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Six 'Facts' About Healthcare in Japan Snopes.com

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Japan spends 10.9 percent of its GDP, about two-thirds the relative amount the United States does. In 2016, total healthcare spending in the United …

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State of health in Japan statistics & facts Statista

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As of 2018, the life expectancy at birth in Japan was 87.3 years for women and 81.3 years for men. The main causes of deaths in modern Japan are malignant neoplasms, heart diseases, and

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Japan Health System Review World Health Organization

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ii World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. Japan health system review. Health systems in transition. Vol-8, Number-1 ISBN 978–92-9022–626-0

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The Social Burden of Depression in Japan The Globalist

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The epidemiology of depression across cultures

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The World Mental Health Japan (WMHJ) Survey is supported by the Grant for Research on Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases and Mental Health (H13-SHOGAI-023, H14-TOKUBETSU-026, H16-KOKORO-013) from the Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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Depression and health system in Japan

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some information about the ‘mental health epidemiology in Japan Visiting hospital due to other diseases and injuries in addition to mental illness increased by 8 percent to 4,991 per 1,000 subscribers in fiscal 2011 from 4,604 in fiscal 2008, it became clear that the visits due to mental illness have more than doubled.

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Japan GHDx Global Health Data Exchange GHDx

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A Foundational Assessment of the Effects of the Spread of COVID-19 Virus Infection and Related Activity Restrictions on Mental and Physical Health, Psychological Distress, and Suicidal Ideation in Japan

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Suicide in Japan: the Reasons, the Statistics, and the

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Although Japan is known for having an above-average suicide rate, according to TELL Lifeline director Vickie Skorji the main cause is the same around the world: “The number one reason behind all suicides whether in Japan or any other country is a mental health problem – typically a mood disorder such as depression.”.

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Welcome to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

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Sep 7. Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey July 2021 ( English ) ( Japanese) Aug 31. Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) ( Japanese) Summary Report of the Survey on Employment Trends in 2020 ) ( Japanese) Unannounced on-site inspections at generic drug manufacturers have been conducted.

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Mental Health Support in Japan: Is the System Failing

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Mental Health Support in Japan: Is the System Failing? Social welfare worker Viktoriya Ershova talks to TW about her struggle in dealing with her son’s mental illness and why Japan’s legal and care systems, as well as stigmatization of these types of disorders, make it difficult for those affected to get the support they need.

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Japan Commonwealth Fund

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Japan’s statutory health insurance system provides universal coverage. It is funded primarily by taxes and individual contributions. Enrollment in either an employment-based or a residence-based health insurance plan is required. Benefits include hospital, primary, specialty, and mental health care, as well as prescription drugs.

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Prevalence of mental disorders and mental health service

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The World Mental Health Survey is a collaborative study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Harvard Medical School that includes 28 countries around the world. 12 In Japan, the World Mental Health Japan Survey First (WMHJ1) was conducted from 2002 to 2006, followed by the World Mental Health Japan Survey Second (WMHJ2

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Publish Year: 2019
Author: Daisuke Nishi, Hanako Ishikawa, Norito Kawakami

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Speaking About the Most Common Diseases in Japan

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This type of behavior is not an ideal environment for properly addressing mental health. Of the common diseases in Japan, mental health issues receive the worst treatment. There needs to be a stronger focus on removing the stigma on mental health as well as a push to reform the incentives in the healthcare system.

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(PDF) Mental Health Services Reform in Japan

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Abstract and Figures. Economic and social pressures are driving Japan to reform its mental health services. Traditionally, psychiatric services in Japan have been custodial. Reimbursement has been

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Depression is a national ailment that The Japan Times

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But these comparative statistics can be misleading. A joint Japan-Australia survey on mental health conducted in 2003 and 2004 indicated that, in the case of Japan

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Japan Inc needs to pay attention to workers' mental health

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The OECD estimates that the economic burden of mental ill-health amounts to 4% of GDP driven by the loss of productivity. The fight against depression is a quiet one which requires patience. Japan

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One in Four Japanese Consider Suicide, Health Ministry

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The survey found that 23.6 percent of respondents considered suicide, an increase of 0.2 percent from 2012. 25.6 percent of women and 21.4 percent of men admitted to suicidal thoughts, the Japan

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Japan Mental Health News Monitoring Service & Press

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Photography, exercise and mental health awareness come together at Photohope. Osaka – What do 21,081 steps look like? The organizers of Photohope hope to find out on an upcoming “photowalk” across Tokyo in support of mental health awareness. Set to take place on World Mental Health Day, Oct. 10, the photowalk coincides with mental

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NIMH » Mental Illness National Institute of Mental Health

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An overview of statistics for mental illnesses. Mental illnesses are common in the United States. One in six U.S. adults lives with a mental illness (43.4 million in 2015). Mental illnesses include many different conditions that vary in degree of severity, ranging from mild to moderate to severe.

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Homepage TELL Japan

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WE’RE HERE FOR YOU Service hours are split across phone and chat services. View our weekly hours. MORE DETAILS TELL’S STEP UP 2021 View the winners of the STEP UP Challenge! MORE DETAILS COVID-19 RESOURCES A compiled list of resources to help get through the covid-19 pandemic. MORE DETAILS TELL COUNSELING 日本語でのカウンセリングも行っております …

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mental health The Japan Times

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Licensed mental health officers will be made available to U.S. athletes competing in Beijing along with therapists and psychiatrists at both the …

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OECD iLibrary Quality of mental health care in Japan

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Quality of mental health care in Japan. Mental health care in Japan faces a number of challenges which require urgent action. The high suicide rate, high numbers of psychiatric beds, and long average length of stay have drawn attention to Japan’s mental health system for all the wrong reasons. This picture is slowly changing.

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Mental Health Japan Healthcare Info

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1. Psychiatrists generally work in hospitals or have a practice in a local clinic. They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of various mental health problems such as depression, insomnia, anxiety, eating disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder. Consulting times are generally short, less than 30 minutes when you use Japanese Health Insurance. Psychiatrists can prescribe medications to treat mental health conditions. General internal medicine doctors can prescribe some mental health related medications but restrictions apply. If you are taking several kinds of psychiatric medications it is recommended to see a psychiatrist rather than an internal medicine doctor. Psychiatric services are covered by Japanese Health Insurance.

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Stigma of mental illness in Japan The Lancet

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The Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology will announce the change of the name from seishi buntetsu byo (split-mind disorder) to togo shiccho sho (loss of coordination disorder) at the World Congress of Psychiatry in August, 2002, Yokohama, Japan. In 1993, the National Federation of Families with Mentally Ill in Japan requested the psychiatric society to change the name of the …

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Publish Year: 2002
Author: E B R Desapriya, Iwase Nobutada

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Introduction . In Japan, stigma on mental health is a large problem that obstructs access to and development of proper mental health care (Ando et al., 2013). 50% of the individuals suffering from mental illness rather stay silent about their mental illness and 40% stated they suffered negative social impact as a result of mental illness (BBC, 2014).

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A History of Mental Health Care in Japan:International

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Background: Japan has continuously received influences from foreign countries to improve care for patients suffering from mental diseases throughout its history. But an article documenting on the foreign influences on Japanese mental health (MH) care is not readily available. Methods: The author reviewed the published books, papers, and government documents on the MH care in Japan.

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Innovative approach to adolescent mental health in Japan

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Yasutaka Ojio, Department of Community Mental Health & Law, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4-1-1 Ogawa-Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo 187-8553, Japan. Email: [email protected]

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Statistics & Facts Global Wellness Institute

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The global wellness economy is currently valued at $4.5 trillion (2018 data). Wellness expenditures ($4.5 trillion) are more than half as large as total global health expenditures ($7.8 trillion, based on WHO data). The industry grew by 6.4 percent annually from 2015–2017, from a $3.7 trillion to a $4.2 trillion market, nearly twice as fast

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Japan's youth suicide rate highest in 30 years CNN

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In Asia, only South Korea has a higher suicide rate than Japan, according to the World Health Organization, at 26.9 deaths per 100,000 people in 2017, compared to 18.5 for Japan

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Health and Health Behaviors of Japanese Americans in

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This report provides a close look at the health and health behaviors of the Japanese American population in California. Using data from the California Health Interview Survey (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011-2012), this report contributes to the understanding of the health status and health-related characteristics of Japanese Americans.

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How bad is the mental illness stigma in Japan? Quora

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Answer (1 of 5): Pretty bad. All types of mental illness from depression to schizophrenia are heavily stigmatized in japan. Just like poland japanese people value conformity and as such someone who's truly weird and mentally ill will be very singled out in japan. The stereotypical 'japanese wei

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Health in Japan Wikipedia

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The level of health in Japan is due to a number of factors including cultural habits, isolation, and a universal health care system.John Creighton Campbell, a professor at the University of Michigan and Tokyo University, told the New York Times in 2009 that Japanese people are the healthiest group on the planet. Japanese visit a doctor nearly 14 times a year, more than four times as often as

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ENTAL World Health Organization

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08 Mental health is an integral part of health and well-being, as reflected in the definition of health in the Constitution of the World Health Organization: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Mental health, like other aspects of health, can be affected by a

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Mental health Atlas country profile 2014 Kuwait

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06 19.23Mental health specific data compiled in last two years for public sector only d. PARTICIPATION in MoH planning, policy, service development and evaluation 0.1 19.2 2.1 3.33 0.06 19.23 2.10 0.34 0.23 5.75 Psychiatrists Other medical doctors Nurses Psychologists Social workers

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UK second only to Japan for young people's poor mental

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UK second only to Japan for young people's poor mental wellbeing This article is more than 4 years old Study ranks UK 19th out of 20 countries, below Israel, Turkey, Russia and China

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Understanding the Japanese Healthcare System An Overview

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The Japanese medical system is provided through universal healthcare. The first form of public healthcare in Japan began in 1927 with an employee health plan. By 1961, it had evolved into a system of universal coverage available to locals, foreigners, and expats. Related: Health Insurance in Japan

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NIMH » Older Adults and Mental Health

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NIMH statistics pages include statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental illness for the population of the United States. If you or someone you know has a mental illness, there are ways to get help. Use these resources to find help for yourself, a friend, or a family member. Find

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The Swiss Mental Health Care System Psychiatric Services

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Swiss Mental Health Care System. The prevalence of psychiatric illnesses in Switzerland is comparable to that in other developed countries ( 8, 9 ). Mental health inpatient treatment is mainly provided by public general hospitals, state psychiatric hospitals, private psychiatric hospitals, and residential facilities.

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Gardening for health: a regular dose of gardening

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Intelligent Health points out that the pandemic of physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of premature death, and contributes to preventable physical and mental disorders. 46 The Department of Health calculates that an increase of only 10% in average exercise by adults would postpone 6000 deaths and save £500 million annually. 47

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What are the health problems in Japan?

One of the biggest public health issues is smoking in Japan, which according to Tadao Kakizoe (honorary president of the National Cancer Center) kills more than 100,000 people per year and is responsible for one in ten deaths.

What country has the most mental health?

Map: Australia. Canberra has the highest rate of mental illness in the country, according to an annual report by the ACT's Chief Health Officer.

What is the difference between US healthcare and Japan?

Japan’s system, they show, is characterized by generous insurance schemes, a lack of gatekeepers, and fee-for-service mechanisms. The United States’ structure, on the other hand, is distinguished by for-profit hospitals, privatized health insurance, and managed care.

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Every year, about 42.5 million American adults (or 18.2 percent of the total adult population in the United States) suffers from some mental illness, enduring conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, statistics released Friday reveal.

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