Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing is an Important Study in Modern Times when Mental Health is Likely to be Impaired

Health Sciences Course

  • Master / Doctoral Degree


YOSHII, HatsumiYOSHII, Hatsumi
YOSHII, Hatsumi

Professor, R.N. Ph.D.

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Research Theme

  • Support of reducing the incidence or the relapse of mental disorders
  • Provision against stigma toward persons with mental disorders
  • Oral Hygiene Support for Persons with mental disorders
Research Keywords:

mental health, dementia, persons with mental disorders, stigma

Technical Keywords:

educational program development, internet questionnaire survey, psychoeducation

Laboratory Introduction

Our purpose is the support for persons with mental disorders. With the respect to persons with mental disorders, we have supported the reducing the incidence or the relapse of mental disorders, the provision against stigma toward the persons with mental disorders, the Oral Hygiene Support for Persons with mental disorders and so forth.
The goal of Psychiatric Nursing is to understand subjects holistically from biological, psychological, and social perspectives for the prevention of mental illness, the maintenance and improvement of mental health, and implementation and development of necessary care based on scientific principles. The people treated by Psychiatric Nurses include individuals, such as health care professionals and caregivers, and groups, such as families, communities, and schools.

Recent Publications

  • Nakanishi M, et al. Facilitators and barriers associated with the implementation of a Swedish psychosocial dementia care programme in Japan: A secondary analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Scand J Caring Sci, in press.
  • Sakai M, et al. Polymorphisms in the microglial marker molecule CX3CR1 affect the blood volume of the human brain. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 72(6): 2018 Jun; 409-422.
  • Nakanishi M, et al. Psychosocial behaviour management programme for home-dwelling people with dementia: A cluster-randomized controlled trial. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 33: 495-503, 2018.
  • Sakai M, et al. Microglial Gene Expression Alterations in the Brains of Patients with Psychiatric Disorders. Adv Neuroimmune Bio. 6(2): 2016 Nov; 83-93.
  • Yoshii H, Watanabe Y, Kitamura H, Nan Z, Akazawa K. Stigma toward schizophrenia among parents of junior and senior high school students in Japan. BMC Res Notes. 2011, 4: 558.