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Monthly Archives: March 2019


Suicides among Japanese young people hit 30-year high: What you can do to help your loved ones

For the past 12 decades, Japan has been presenting high suicide rates, for being a highly developed country. Suicide rates are often measured per 100 000 people, and from 1998 until 2011, the rate in Japan was 26.1 per 100 000 people. Since 2011 rates have declined (16.7 per 100 000 people), but suicide is […]

International Women’s Day: A Note on Gender and Depression

Sunna Trebbin Harvard Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, as 4.4% of the entire global population are struggling with the hardships related to the illness (WHO, 2017). Depression is more common among women. When only looking at the female population, prevalence rates of depression rises up to 5.1%. There is no consensus […]

(English) Tokyo Mental Health welcomes Udeni to our growing team of clinical psychologists

We are happy to welcome Udeni Appuhamilage to our expanding team of clinical psychologists! Udeni obtained her academic and clinical training from the US and Australia. She has worked with universities, humanitarian organizations and state institutions for more than a decade as a clinician, clinical supervisor and a clinical trainer. Her key clinical expertise are […]