Year: 1989 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v.28, no.4, (July 1989), p.488-492 SIEC No: 19900391

Changes in society associated with Japan’s rapid economic growth are affecting the mental health of children & families. Specific child psychiatry issues in Japan include developmental disabilities, reading retardation, school refusal, bullying, suicidal behavior in children & adolescents & psychosomatic & eating disorders.