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Department of Psychiatry

Subject Department of Psychiatry
Jin Narumoto
Associate Professor
Hiroshi Kamimura, Toshiyuki Tominaga
Takashi Nakamae, Teruyuki Matsuoka, Takanobu Yoshii, Keisuke Shibata
Assistant Professor
Nobutaka Ayani, Naoko Iida, Junko Ono, Yoshinari Abe, Yuka Kato, Daisuke Ueno, Riki Kitaoka, Kaeko Nakamura, Yuki Mizuhara, Yoshiyuki Nakajima,
Yoshiko Yamashita
Research Contents
 Clinical Research
- Clinical research on social function in patients with eating disorder and mental manifestation of patients with neurodevelopmental disorder
- Clinical research using neuropsychological and neuroimaging approaches in the older people with dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms
- Clinical research on decision-making support, economic activity support, and fraud victim in the older people
- Clinical research on novel pharmacotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Patient safety and quality research in psychiatric inpatients, general hospital inpatients seen by liaison psychiatric services and nursing home residents.
- Research on clinical features and evaluation method of severity in patients with somatic symptom disorder
Basic research
- Neuroimaging and histological researches using animal models such as genetic depression model and PTSD stress model
Iida N, Wada Y, Yamashita T, Aoyama M, Hirai K, Narumoto J.  Effectiveness of parent training in improving stress-coping capability, anxiety, and depression in mothers raising children with autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2018; 14: 3355-3362.

Watanabe A, NakamaeA T, SakaiT Y, Nishida S, Abe Y, Yamada K, Yokota I, & Narumoto J. The detection of white matter alterations in obsessive–compulsive disorder revealed by TRARActs Constrained by UnderLying Anatomy (TRACRACULA). Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2018; 14:1635–1643.

Abe Y, Sakai Y, Nishida S, Nakamae T, Yamada K, Fukui K, & Narumoto J.  Frequency specific analysis revealed the imbalanced functional networks in obsessive-compulsive disorder. European Neuropsychopharmacology 2018; 28: 768–769

Matsuoka T, Kato Y, Imai A, Fujimoto H, Shibata K, Nakamura K, Yamada K, & Narumoto J. Differences in the neural correlates of frontal lobe tests. Psychogeriatrics 2018; 18: 42-48.

Oba H, Matsuoka T, Imai A, Fujimoto H, Kato Y, Shibata K, Nakamura K, & Narumoto J. Interaction between memory impairment and depressive symptoms can exacerbate anosognosia: a comparison of Alzheimer’s disease with mild cognitive impairment. Aging & Mental Health, 2018; 23(5): 595-601.

Matsuoka T, Fujimoto H, Kato Y, Shibata K, Nakamura K, Yokota H, Yamada K, & Narumoto J. Reduced pineal volume in Alzheimer Disease: A retrospective cross-sectional MR imaging study. Radiology 2017; 286: 239-248,.

Yoshii T, Oishi N, Ikoma K, Nishimura I, Sakai Y, Matsuda K, Yamada S, Tanaka M, Kawata M,  Narumoto J & Fukui K. Brain atrophy in the visual cortex and thalamus induced by severe stress in animal model. Scientific Reports 2017; 7: 12731.

Radhakrishnan R, Wasser T, Picon F, Puspanathan P, Pinto da Costa M, Nakamae T, & Elkholy H. Editorial training models for early-career psychiatrists. Lancet Psychiatry 2017; 4(7): 515-516.

Fujimoto H, Matsuoka T, Kato Y, Shibata K, Nakamura K, Yamada K, & Narumoto J. Brain regions associated with anosognosia for memory disturbance in Alzheimer’s disease: a magnetic resonance imaging study. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2017; 13: 1753-1759.

Minamisawa A, Narumoto J, Yokota I, Fukui K. Evaluation of factors associated with psychiatric patient dropout at a university outpatient clinic in Japan. Patient Preference and Adherence 2016; 10: 1903-1911.

Ayani N, Sakuma M, Morimoto T, Kikuchi T, Watanabe K, Narumoto J, Fukui K. The epidemiology of adverse drug events and medication errors among psychiatric inpatients in Japan: the JADE study. BMC Psychiatry 2016; 16: 303, 1-8

Murota M, Iwawaki Y, Uebaba K, Yamamoto Y, Takishita Y, Harada K, Shibata A, Narumoto J, Fukui K. Physical and Psychological Effects of Head Treatment in the Supine Position Using Specialized Ayurveda-Based Techniquea. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2016; 22(7): 526-532.

Matsuoka T, Fujimoto H, Kato Y, Fukui K, Narumoto J. Late-onset psychosis in older outpatients: a retrospective chart review. International Psychogeriatrics 2015; 27(4): 694-696.

Abe Y, Sakai Y, Nishida S, Nakamae T, Yamada K, Fukui K, Narumoto J. Hyper-influence of the orbitofrontal cortex over the ventral striatum in obsessive-compulsive disorder. European Neuropsychopharmacology 2015; 25: 1898-1905.

Tominaga T, Choi H, Nagoshi Y, Wada Y, Fukui K. Relationship between alexithymia and coping strategies in patients with somatoform disorder. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2014; 10: 55-62.

Nakamae T, Sakai Y, Abe Y, Nishida S, Fukui K, Yamada K, Kubota M, Denys D, Narumoto J. Altered fronto-striatal fiber topography and connectivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder. PLoS One 2014; 9(11): e112075.

Nakamura M, Hayakawa T, Okamura A, Kohigashi M, Fukui K, Narumoto J. Defensive function of persecutory delusion and discrepancy between explicit and implicit self-esteem in schizophrenia: study using the Brief Implicit Association Test. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2014; 11(22): 33-40.

Hatano Y, Yamada M, Nakagawa K, Nanri H, Kawase M, Fukui K. Using drawing tests to explore the multidimensional psychological aspects of children with cancer. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014; 44(10): 1009-1012.

Matsuoka T,  Kato Y, Taniguchi S, Ogawa M, Fujimoto H, Okamura A, Shibata K, Nakamura K, Uchida H, Nakaaki S, Koumi H, Mimura M, Fukui K, Narumoto J. Japanese versions of the Executive Interview (J-EXIT25) and the Executive Clock Drawing Task (J-CLOX) for older people. International Psycogeriatrics 2014; 26(8): 1387-1397.

Nagahara Y, Nakamae T,  Nishizawa S, Mizuhara Y, Moritoki Y, Wada Y, Sakai Y, Yamashita T, Narumoto J, Miyata J, Yamada K, Fukui K.  A Tract-Based Spatial Statistics Study in Anorexia Nervosa: Abnormality in the Fornix and the Cerebellum. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 2014; 51(3): 72-77.
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