Category: Mental Health

Disability Employment Japan Mental Health

Japanese Gov’t White Paper shows high instances of mental illness reported by women, people working in construction and the media

“A Japanese government’s white paper pointed to a need to improve work environments to reduce stress on workers.”

Disability Intellectual disabilities Japan Mental Health

Nearly half of adults in Japan with developmental disabilities suffer depression: Mainichi Shimbun poll

“More than 45 percent of respondents to a Mainichi Shimbun survey targeting people with developmental disorders aged 20 and older said they had depression…Of the respondents, 862 had been diagnosed with developmental disabilities, of which 45.5 percent, or 393 people, were diagnosed with depression.”