Tag - mental-health



Japan Times
Aug 30, 2022
'It felt like my insides were crying': China COVID curbs weigh on youth mental health
Medical experts fear for teenagers and young adults, who are more vulnerable due to their age and lack of control over their lives.
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JAPAN / Society
Aug 17, 2022
Number of suicides in Japan increased 8,000 due to pandemic, study finds
Women in their 20s saw the largest rise, but women age 19 or younger also saw a significant increase.
Japan Times
Aug 13, 2022
Summertime sadness: How to manage the warm weather blues
Think seasonal affective disorder is a winter-only woe? In Japan's scorching summers, think again.
Japan Times
Jul 12, 2022
Simone Biles inspires other stars to go public on mental health
Retired French soccer icon Thierry Henry and Irish rugby great Keith Earls are among a growing number of athletes willing to discuss their struggles.
Japan Times
Jul 10, 2022
Mental health experts warn against repeated viewing of Abe attack coverage
Imagery from Friday's incident could be particularly harmful to children, people with psychological issues and survivors of post-traumatic stress disorder.
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WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 30, 2022
Singer R. Kelly given 30-year prison term for racketeering and sex crimes
The sentence was imposed nine months after Kelly, 55, was convicted of exploiting his stardom and wealth over decades to lure women and underage girls into his orbit for sex.
Japan Times
Jun 20, 2022
TELL’s Bahasa Indonesia services provide vital support
Felicia Nainggolan, TELL's Indonesian-language counselor, on the importance of mental health services for underserved communities.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jun 14, 2022
Murder-suicides by pilots are vexing airlines as deaths mount
Preliminary evidence suggests the crash of a China Eastern Airlines jet in March may be the latest such tragedy.
Japan Times
Jun 10, 2022
Pandemic disruption to children's routines risks unhealthy habits later, researchers say
The team conducted a cross-sectional survey of 11,958 elementary and junior high school students from 48 schools and educational organizations across 14 prefectures in June 2020.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Longform
May 30, 2022
Is Japan happy? Exploring the nation’s evolving views of well-being
Why does a prosperous nation known for its efficient transportation networks, accessible education and universal health care rank so low when it comes to personal views of happiness?
Japan Times
May 21, 2022
Naomi Osaka returns to French Open with conversation about mental health in sports ongoing
Osaka's stand a year ago sent organizers and brands scrambling to better support their athletes but progress has been incremental.
Japan Times
May 16, 2022
Japanese media's suicide coverage criticized after comedian's death
The health ministry has issued a “call for attention” reminding news outlets to observe World Health Organization guidelines when reporting on suicide.
Japan Times
Apr 26, 2022
Worried sick: A journey into the anxious teenage mind
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Longform
Apr 25, 2022
Inside the mind of a mass murderer: Japan's killers increasingly seek notoriety
Violent offenders in Japan are increasingly seeking the notoriety that comes with being sentenced to death for their crimes.
Japan Times
Apr 17, 2022
The unseen scars of those who kill via remote control
Capt. Kevin Larson was one of the best drone pilots in the U.S. Air Force. Yet as the job weighed on him and untold others, the military failed to recognize its full impact.
Japan Times
Apr 8, 2022
Over 35% in Japan feel lonely amid pandemic, with young people hit harder
In a question allowing multiple answers, many said their loneliness was caused by living alone or the death of a family member.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Apr 4, 2022
As the pandemic drags on, more in Japan find solace in 'oshikatsu' devotion
Made more accessible through new technology, styles of fandom long monopolized by those obsessed with pop culture, anime and manga are, for many, becoming a vital part of lockdown life.
Japan Times
Apr 2, 2022
Lewis Hamilton opens up about struggles with mental health
'I have struggled mentally and emotionally for a long time, to keep going is a constant effort but we have to keep fighting, we have so much to do and to achieve.'
Japan Times
Apr 1, 2022
TELL Japan hopes to 'build resilience' with mental health summit
The mental health support group has landed some notable speakers for its second annual conference on resilience including Kathy Matsui and Gail Palmer.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health / FOCUS
Mar 27, 2022
Emotional support lacking for Japan women undergoing infertility treatment
Women who seek medical help to overcome infertility issues are finding it difficult to access related mental health support, adding increased angst to an emotionally trying process.


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