Organization

Disaster Medical Science Division
Disaster Psychiatry Lab
Research Subject(s)
・Explore the factors related to improving the mental health condition of people affected by Great East Japan Earthquake.
・Examine the effectiveness of the health promotion intervention for the people affected by Great East Japan Earthquake.
・Develpment of simulation test about evacuation behavior from a Tsunami simulation using VR technology and examination the psychological factors influencing the evacuation behavior.
Key Words
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health
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Research Activities

I explore the factors related to improving the mental health condition of people affected by Great East Japan Earthquake, and examine the effectiveness of the health promotion program aimed at improving the physical and mental health of the affected people. I also participate in the study the simulation test about evacuation behavior from a Tsunami simulation using VR technology.

Selected Works

Usukura, H., and Hamaguchi, Y. (2016). Integrating conflict resolution skills moderates fear of negative evaluation by others and adjustment among early adolescence. the 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP2016, Yokohama, Japan), PS27P-03-29.

Selected Memberships
  • The Japanese Psychological Association
  • The Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • The Japanese Association of Educational Psychology
  • Japanese Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Japanese Association for Coginitive Therapy