Kyoko Kakeda

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BACKGROUND It is unclear whether individuals who have serious psychological distress (SPD) are less likely to participate in screening tests for gastric cancer, lung cancer, and other types of cancer. Of the few studies that have examined the association between SPD and participation in cancer screening, none have reported modifying effects of educational,(More)
AIM The influence of schizophrenic patients' functional disability on cancer screening participation worldwide is unclear. There are few findings on the disparities in schizophrenic patients' participation in cancer screening programs in Asia. The aim of this study was to investigate the screening rate and the associations between screening and symptom(More)
As a result of the growing proportion of drivers aged 65 years and older, it is estimated that the number of elderly drivers with dementia is increasing in Japan. Since June 2002, if a driver is found to be "demented", his/her driving license shall be revoked in Japan. However, there are no consensus guidelines for demented drivers. Between September 1995(More)
After HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy), which is a powerful antiviral drug regimen, was introduced into HIV therapy for AIDS patients, AIDS mortality decreased dramatically. The incidence of encephalopathy among AIDS patients was reported to be 10% to 40% in the past, but the introduction of HAART resulted in a decrease in HIV encephalopathy and(More)
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