Category: Children

Care Children Disability Elderly Japan

8% of children in Japan look after people with mental conditions or physical disabilities

Some 8.7% and 8% of children said they were looking after their parents because of their mental disorder or physical disability, respectively.

Children Health Japan

Anorexia Cases Up 60 percent among Youth in Japan amid Pandemic

New anorexia cases among people younger than 20 in Japan grew 60 pct from the previous year in fiscal 2020 amid the novel coronavirus crisis, a survey by the National Center for Child Health and Development showed Thursday.

“Stress and anxiety stemming from school closures due to the pandemic and other reasons might have affected them,” the center said.