Fumitaka Noda

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In Japan, admission to a psychiatric facility for people with schizophrenia is usually for life. We developed a rehabilitation program aimed at discharging these patients into the Tokyo community. This paper describes the results for the 224 patients. Using an inpatient ward at the Tokyo Musashino Hospital, patients were enrolled in the program and(More)
The reasons why I became a transcultural psychiatrist in a country considered to be culturally homogeneous are presented. Efforts to nurture cultural psychiatry in Japan through the activities of the Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry are described. Experiences in Vancouver, Canada in the 1980s formed the basis of my cultural psychiatric research.(More)
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