Fostering critical thinking and broad horizons


Hitotsubashi Researchers Information:
Graduate School of Social Sciences


Institute for the Study of Global Issues:

Major Field

cultural psychiatry

Key Words

cultural psychiatry, medical anthropology, trauma and society, gender and sexuality


M.D., and Ph.D.(in medicine, 1993, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)
Major Publications
a. Books
Globalizing Feminist Bioethics., Westview Press, 2001 (co-authored )

b. Journals
・“Shifting identities and transcultural psychiatry”, Transcultural Psychiatry,   , Vol. 39, No. 2, 2002

・“Ethical Dilemmas in Medical Assistance at Refugee Camps:A Case in Djibouti.”, Inaga, Shigemi (ed.), Crossing Cultural Borders: Toward an Ethics of Inter-cultural Communication-Beyond Reciprocal Anthropology.,   , International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 2001

・“Obstetric and Gynecological Problems of the foreigners in Japan.”, The Journal of Japan Association for International Health,   , Vol. 10, No. 1, 1996

c. Translations
Harvard Trauma Questionnaire Japanese Version, Hopkins Symptom Checklist 25 Japanese Version Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 1996

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