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Recent advances in the research of affective disorder in Japan

Author: Teruo Ōkuma; Shigenobu Kanba; Yūichi Inoue
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Excerpta Medica, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

The study of mood disorders has been recognized as an important field of research. The proceedings in this book cover the scope of Japanese research on mood disorders. It aims to facilitate the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Teruo Ōkuma; Shigenobu Kanba; Yūichi Inoue
ISBN: 0444507485 9780444507488
OCLC Number: 50205676
Description: viii, 212 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface (T. Okuma). 1. Sociopsychological research on mood disorder. Socio-psychological research on mood disorder (A. Sims). The prevalence of depressive disorder and symtomatic profile of depression among junior high school students in Japan (C. Hasui, T. Kitamura). A new psychosocial approach for dealing with major depressive disorder in Japan: preventing suicide throughpsychoeducation and psychotherapy (Y. Ono, E. Tanaka, S. Sakamoto). Overview of recent research on premorbid personality of mood disorders in Japan (T.A. Furukawa). 2. Biological research on the mechanism of mood disorder. Reflections on "biological researches on the mechanism of mood disorder" (E. Richelson). Relationship between vulnerability of major depressive disorder and prenatal stress or glucocorticoid treatment (M. Mikuni et al.). Neuroscience of emotional stress and biological psychiatry of affective disorders (S. Kanba). Positron emission tomography study of affective disorders and evaluation of treatments - Recent Advances in the Research of Affective Disorders in Japan (T. Ichimiya et al.). Imaging studies of mood disorder by magnetic resonance spectroscopy and near-infrared spectroscopy (T. Kato). Molecular genetic studies of mood disorders in Japan (N. Ozaki). Advances in the study of seasonal affective disorder in Japan: clinical, demographic and biological perspectives (K. Mishima). Mood disorder and biological rhythm (N. Yamada). Researches about mood Stabilizers in Japan (Y. Inoue, A. Kishimoto). 3. Clinical studies on mood disorder. Clinical Studies on Mood Disorder (S. Kasper). Latent brain infarction and mood disorder (T. Fujikawa, S. Yamawaki). Characteristics of pharmacokinetics in Japanese and its significance in the treatment of mood disorder (T. Someya, Y Suzuki, K. Shimoda). Strategy of augmentation therapy for refractory depression (T. Inoue, T. Izumi, T. Koyama). Clinical and basic research on PTSD (C. Kakiuchi et al.). Algorithm for treatment of mood disorders in Japan (T. Higuchi et al.). Effects of mianserin hydrochloride on delirium, especially postoperative delirium (J. Nakamura, R. Yoshimura). Mechanisms of action of electroconvulsive therapy: Investigations with PET and SPECT (N. Motohashi et al.). Author index. Subject index.
Responsibility: editors, Teruo Okuma, Shigenobu Kanba, Yuichi Inoue.
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