Mitsuo Nagane

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Psychophysiological variables which affect the activity of schoolchildren with subjective chronic fatigue were studied. For 32 Japanese elementary school children, 15 boys and 17 girls in Grade 4, the major finding was that the majority of children with subjective chronic fatigue were less active in school. The motor and academic performance of children(More)
BACKGROUND In university health care settings, students with psychosomatic complaints often have chronotypic problems. For this reason, we investigated a potential connection between psychosomatic complaints and circadian rhythm irregularity assessed by salivary levels of melatonin and growth hormone. METHODS Fifteen healthy students between 21 and 22(More)
BACKGROUND Students suffering from psychosomatic symptoms, including drowsiness and feelings of melancholy, often have basic lifestyle problems. The aim of this study was to investigate whether psychosomatic complaints may be related to circadian dysfunction. METHODS We examined 15 healthy students (4 men and 11 women) between 21 and 22 years old. To(More)
The present study was designed to investigate the effects of psychological stress upon attention as subjects performed on the MFF test. Thirty-four undergraduate students served as subjects. They participated in two experimental conditions: "stress condition" and "non-stress condition". Main sources of stress were competitive instruction and anxiety caused(More)
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