• Kyodo


A health survey of Fukushima Prefecture residents has found that of the nearly 90,000 who responded, more than 5 percent are in immediate need of psychological therapy, prefectural authorities said.

The prefecture reported the findings at a meeting of experts Thursday, revealing that 4,602, or 5.2 percent, of the 88,613 residents who replied to the mental stress survey by the end of March urgently require mental health counseling.

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