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Seigakuin University

Research Areas


Published Papers

Becoming a Consumer-Provider of Mental Health Services: Dialogical identity development in prosumers in the United States of America and Japan
American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation   20(2) 175-191   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
The aim of this study was to examine the process in which peer-delivered service providers, or prosumers, developed an identity as a prosumer in the United States and Japan. In conclusion, the authors discuss the vital connection of prosumer ident...
Development of Japanese version of King's Stigma Scale and its short version: Psychometric properties of a self stigma measure
Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences   (71) 189-197   Oct 2016   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Associated Work in a Diverse Society: Beyond Conventional Frameworks for Facilitating Recovery for People with Disabilities
Naoko Yasui, Ayako Aikawa, Kendo Otaka
32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity   25 Apr 2016   Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity
Sora is a workers’co-op, founded and operated by workers with and without disabilities to promote work without conventional employment relations. Building on multi-disciplinary analyses of its activities, we will discuss implications of associate...
Workplace Inclusiveness as Experienced by Mental Health Peer Support Providers
Naoko Yasui, Ayako Aikawa
Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity   18 May 2015   Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity
We report findings from in-depth interviews of people with a history of psychiatric disability who are employed as peer support providers in commu- nity mental health programs in the US and Japan about their perception of inclusiveness of their wo...

Research Grants & Projects

Trend of Arguments on Social Rehabilitation of the Mentally Disordered
Project Year: Jan 2002