Focus on psychiatry in Japan.

  title={Focus on psychiatry in Japan.},
  author={Kenji Tsuchiya and Nori Takei},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
Western countries suggest that a reduction in the number of beds reserved for inpatients may have caused an increase in the need for psychiatric services, particularly among people with schizophrenia (Tsuchiya & Munk-Jørgensen, 2002). The lessons learned from the consequences of deinstitutionalisation need to be considered in countries in which ‘social’ admission prevails and where mental health care systems are being reformed; this is especially the case when considering the long-term… CONTINUE READING


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