Toshiyuki Yamashita

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The purpose of the present study was to compare facial expression recognition in individuals with schizophrenia and normal controls using the Noh Mask Test. Fifteen men with schizophrenia and 15 normal controls were presented with a photograph of a Noh mask rotated either upward or downward from the neutral front-facing position, and an emotion label, and(More)
The lateral ventricle in adult mammalian brain is widely acknowledged as one of the areas that undifferentiated neural cells such as neural stem cells and neural progenitor cells inhabit. However, immunological aspects of neural stem cells in the lateral ventricle are still under debate. Here, we report the generation and characterization of a novel(More)
For the treatment of phobia and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), we developed a method of exposure (in vivo or in imagination) and response prevention by transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TES), in which weak electrical stimuli (3-4V, about 5Hz) are applied to the palm ("Rokyu" in acupuncture treatment) or vertex ("Hyakue") of a patient tolerating(More)