Iwao Oshima

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Iwao Oshima
Japan College of Social Work
Graduate School of Social Welfare
Job title
Dean & Professor
Other affiliation
Community Mental Health and welfare Bonding Organization (COMHBO)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2006
Japan College of Social Work
Oct 2012
Mar 2017
President, Japan College of Social Work

Books etc

Tool Kits for Implementation of Psycho-education in Japan
Iwao Oshima (Part:Editor)
Community Mental Health & Welfare Organization   Dec 2011   
Social work for people with disablement
Iwao Oshima (Part:Joint Editor)
Aug 2001   

Published Papers

Perceived Program Components of Omotenashi Family Experiences Learning Program in Japan: Qualitative Study of Families of Persons with Mental Disorders.
Kageyama M,Yokoyama K, Nakamura Y, Oshima I
Open Journal of Nursing   7 671-682   2017   [Refereed]
Preliminary outcome study on assertive community treatment in Japan
Nishio M, Ito J, Oshima I, et al.
Psychiatry Clinical Neuroscience   66(5) 383-389   May 2012   [Refereed]
Family support in Assertive Community Treatmernt: An analysis of client outcomes. Community Mental Health Journal
Sono T, Oshima I, Ito J, et al.
Community Mental Health Journal   48(4) 398-401   2012   [Refereed]
The effect of Assertive Community Treatment in Japan
Ito J, Oshima I, Nishio M, et al.
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica   12(6) 398-401   2011   [Refereed]
Implementation and Dissemination of Family Psychoeducation in Japan: Nationwide Surveys on Psychiatric Hospitals in 1995 and 2001
Oshima I, Mino Y, Nakamura Y, Goto M, Inoue S
Journal of Social Policy & Social Work   11 5-16   2007
How many long-stay schizophrenic patients can be discharged in Japan?
Oshima I, Mino Y, Inomata Y
Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience   61 71-77   2007   [Refereed]
Living Arrangements of Individuals with Schizophrenia in Japan: Impact of Community-Based Mental Health Services
Oshima I, Kuno E
International Journal of Social Psychiatry   52(1) 55-64   2006   [Refereed]
The effects of environmental deprivation on negative symptoms of schizophrenia: A nationwide survey in Japan’s psychiatric hospitals
Oshima I, Mino Y, Inomata Y
Psychiatry Research   136 163-171   2005   [Refereed]
Effective components of a nationwide case management program in Japan for individuals with severe mental illness
Oshima I, Cho N, Takahashi K
Community Mental Health Journal   40(6) 525-537   2004   [Refereed]
Institutionalism and schizophrenia in Japan -Social environments and negative symptoms: Nationwide survey of in-patients
Oshima I, Mino Y, Inomata Y
British Journal of Psychiatory   183 50-56   2003   [Refereed]