Shigeaki Yokoyama

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Twenty-two university students with unilateral functional instability of the ankle participated in this study. They were randomly assigned to one of two experimental groups. Subjects in both groups were trained to stand on the affected limb on an ankle disk. In group 1, two pieces of 1-cm wide nonelastic adhesive tape were applied to the skin around the(More)
BACKGROUND It has been demonstrated that negatively distorted self-referential processing, in which individuals evaluate one's own self, is a pathogenic mechanism in subthreshold depression that has a considerable impact on the quality of life and carries an elevated risk of developing major depression. Behavioural activation (BA) is an effective(More)
We report two children with post radiation midbrain damage causing severe neurological symptoms. A twelve-year-old boy with a four year history of hydrocephalus was diagnosed with tectal glioma, which endoscopic biopsy revealed to be low grade. He underwent gamma knife radiation surgery (central 24 Gy/peripheral 12 Gy). Two months later bilateral ptosis(More)
A 28-year-old female attended an outpatient clinic in October, 1989, because of a tumor in the left supraclavicular fossa, detected in a health examination. Following exploratory puncture of the tumor which yielded milky-white fluid, suggesting a cyst in the thoracic duct, she was admitted to our department. The cyst was unilocular measuring about 6 cm in(More)
Two rare cases of subdural fluid collection are reported. In these cases, the subdural space was in direct communication with the lateral ventricle through the congenital brain defects. The subdural fluid was formed by the cerebrospinal fluid which passed from the lateral ventricle through the brain defects. The difficulty to diagnose these cases from the(More)
A multiclinic double-blind controlled study was performed on the effects of MAP in both inpatients and outpatients with AMT as control drug. 1. Subjects consisted of 41 male and 45 female patients suffering from various types of depression. MAP was assigned to 42 cases and AMT to 44 cases. Of these patients, 14 MAP cases and 10 AMT cases were subsequently(More)
In conducting the double-blind controlled study of antidepressants, observations were carried out on the relationship between Maprotiline/Desmethylmaprotiline, concentrations in blood and antidepressive effects, the doses and the incidence of side effects. 1) The maprotiline concentration in the effective group (markedly improved + moderately improved) was(More)