Table of Contents
Advances in Psychiatry
Volume 2015, Article ID 265907, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/265907
Research Article

Factors in Mental Health Problems among Japanese Dialysis Patients Living in Heavily Damaged Prefectures Two Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake

1Graduate School of Gerontology, J. F. Oberlin University, Machida-shi 194-0294, Japan
2Hachioji Azumacho Clinic, Hachioji-shi 192-0082, Japan
3Sapporo Kita Clinic, Sapporo-shi 001-0018, Japan
4Kawakita General Hospital, Suginami-ku 166-0001, Japan
5School of Nursing, Jikei University, Chofu-shi 182-08570, Japan
6Faculty of Health Care and Nursing, Juntendo University, Urayasu-shi 279-0023, Japan

Received 29 January 2015; Accepted 15 April 2015

Academic Editor: Kai G. Kahl

Copyright © 2015 Hidehiro Sugisawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. National Police Agency of Japan Emergency Disaster Countermeasures Headquarters, Damage Situation and Police Countermeasures, 2014, http://www.npa.go.jp/archive/keibi/biki/higaijokyo.pdf.
  2. F. H. Norris and C. L. Elrod, “Psychological consequences of disaster,” in Methods for Disaster Mental Health, F. H. Norris, S. Galea, M. J. Friedman, and P. J. Watson, Eds., pp. 20–42, The Guilford Press, New York, NY, USA, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  3. T. Fujimori and K. Fujimori, “Mental health of victims of 1993 Hokkaido Nanseioki Earthquake,” Psychiatry Diagnosis, vol. 7, pp. 65–76, 1993. View at Google Scholar
  4. M. Tanaka and O. Takagi, “A study of the victims in the temporary housing built outside of the stricken disaster area of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake I: the impact on physical and mental health of the people in the temporary housing a year after the Earthquake,” The Japanese Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 76–84, 1997 (Japanese). View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. T. Fujimori, “Prolong mental health problems due to natural disaster: a study of Hokkaido Nanseioki Earthquake victims,” The Japanese Journal of Personality, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 11–21, 1998 (Japanese). View at Google Scholar
  6. S. Fukuda, K. Morimoto, K. Mure, and S. Maruyama, “Posttraumatic stress and change in lifestyle among the Hanshin-Awaji earthquake victims,” Preventive Medicine, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 147–151, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. Fukuda, K. Morimoto, K. Mure, and S. Maruyama, “Effect of the Hanshin-Awaji earthquake on posttraumatic stress, lifestyle changes, and cortisol levels of victims,” Archives of Environmental Health, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 121–125, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S.-I. Toyabe, T. Shioiri, H. Kuwabara et al., “Impaired psychological recovery in the elderly after the Niigata-Chuetsu Earthquake in Japan: a population-based study,” BMC Public Health, vol. 6, article 230, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S.-I. Toyabe, T. Shioiri, K. Kobayashi et al., “Factor structure of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) in subjects who had suffered from the 2004 Niigata-Chuetsu Earthquake in Japan: a community-based study,” BMC Public Health, vol. 7, article 175, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. J. Tayama, T. Ichikawa, K. Eguchi, T. Yamamoto, and S. Shirabe, “Tsunami damage and its impact on mental health,” Psychosomatics, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 196–197, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. Y. Kotozaki and R. Kawashima, “Effects of the Higashi-Nihon earthquake: posttraumatic stress, psychological changes, and cortisol levels of survivors,” PloS one, vol. 7, no. 4, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. Usami, Y. Iwadare, M. Kodaira et al., “Relationships between traumatic symptoms and environmental damage conditions among children 8 months after the 2011 Japan Earthquake and tsunami,” PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 11, Article ID e50721, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. Takeda, M. Tadakawa, S. Koga, S. Nagase, and N. Yaegashi, “Premenstrual symptoms and posttraumatic stress disorder in Japanese high school students 9 months after the great east-Japan earthquake,” Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol. 230, no. 3, pp. 151–154, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. Fushimi, “Posttraumatic stress in professional firefighters in Japan: rescue efforts after the Great East Japan earthquake (Higashi Nihon Dai-Shinsai),” Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 416–418, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. A. Inui, H. Inoue, M. Uemoto, M. Kasuga, and H. Taniguchi, “Kobe earthquake and the patients on hemodialysis,” Nephron, vol. 74, no. 4, article 733, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. S. J. Hwang, K. H. Shu, J. D. Lain, and W. C. Yang, “Renal replacement therapy at the time of the Taiwan Chi-Chi earthquake,” Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol. 16, supplement 5, pp. 78–82, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. M. S. Sever, E. Erek, R. Vanholder et al., “Features of chronic hemodialysis practice after the Marmara Earthquake,” Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 1071–1076, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. A. H. Anderson, A. J. Cohen, N. G. Kutner, J. B. Kopp, P. L. Kimmel, and P. Muntner, “Missed dialysis sessions and hospitalization in hemodialysis patients after Hurricane Katrina,” Kidney International, vol. 75, no. 11, pp. 1202–1208, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. S. Ochi, V. Murray, and S. Hodgson, “The Great East Japan Earthquake disaster: a compilation of published literature on health needs and relief activities, March 2011–September 2012,” PLOS Currents Disasters, vol. 5, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  20. N. Haga, J. Hata, K. Ishibashi, M. Nomiya, N. Takahashi, and Y. Kojima, “Blood pressure in hemodialysis patients after Great East Japan earthquake in Fukushima: the effect of tsunami and nuclear power accident,” Journal of Hypertension, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 1724–1726, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. R. C. Vanholder, W. A. van Biesen, and M. S. Sever, “Hurricane Katrina and chronic dialysis patients: better tidings than originally feared?” Kidney International, vol. 76, no. 7, pp. 687–689, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. A. D. Hyre, A. J. Cohen, N. Kutner, A. B. Alper, and P. Muntner, “Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder among hemodialysis patients following Hurricane Katrina,” American Journal of Kidney Diseases, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 585–593, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. A. D. Hyre, A. J. Cohen, N. Kutner et al., “Psychosocial status of hemodialysis patients one year after Hurricane Katrina,” American Journal of the Medical Sciences, vol. 336, no. 2, pp. 94–98, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. D. Edmondson, C. Gamboa, A. Cohen et al., “Association of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality and hospitalization among hurricane katrina survivors with end-stage renal disease,” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 103, no. 4, pp. e130–e137, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. C. R. Brewin, B. Andrews, and J. D. Valentine, “Meta-analysis of risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder in trauma-exposed adults,” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 68, no. 5, pp. 748–766, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. F. H. Norris, M. J. Friedman, P. J. Watson, C. M. Byrne, E. Diaz, and K. Kaniasty, “60,000 disaster victims speak: part I. An empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981–2001,” Psychiatry, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 207–239, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. J. B. Kopp, L. K. Ball, A. Cohen et al., “Kidney patient care in disasters: emergency planning for patients and dialysis facilities,” Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 825–838, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. M. Tracy, F. H. Norris, and S. Galea, “Differences in the determinants of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression after a mass traumatic event,” Depression and Anxiety, vol. 28, no. 8, pp. 666–675, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. R. C. Kessler, A. Sonnega, E. Bromet, M. Hughes, and C. B. Nelson, “Posttraumatic stress disorder in the national comorbidity survey,” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 52, no. 12, pp. 1048–1060, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. M.-L. Meewisse, M. Olff, R. Kleber, N. J. Kitchiner, and B. P. R. Gersons, “The course of mental health disorders after a disaster: predictors and comorbidity,” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 405–413, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. E. Önder, Ü. Tural, T. Aker, C. Kiliç, and S. Erdoğan, “Prevalence of psychiatric disorders three years after the 1999 earthquake in Turkey: Marmara Earthquake Survey (MES),” Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 868–874, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. E. B. Foa, D. J. Stein, and A. C. McFarlane, “Symptomatology and psychopathology of mental health problems after disaster,” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 67, supplement 2, pp. 15–25, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. R. Shah, A. Shah, and P. Links, “Post-traumatic stress disorder and depression comorbidity: severity across different populations,” Neuropsychiatry, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 521–529, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. Ü. Tural, E. Önder, and T. Aker, “Effect of depression on recovery from PTSD,” Community Mental Health Journal, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 161–166, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. The Committee of Statistical Survey-the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy, An Overview of Regular Dialysis Treatment in Japan, 2012, http://docs.jsdt.or.jp/overview/pdf2013/p008.pdf.
  36. T. Tohyama, “Stressors associated with the subsequent mental conditions of the outpatients exposed to the Great Hanshin Earthquake,” Journal of Nara Medical Association, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 295–311, 1998 (Japanese). View at Google Scholar
  37. A. Roussos, A. K. Goenjian, A. M. Steinberg et al., “Posttraumatic stress and depressive reactions among children and adolescents after the 1999 earthquake in Ano Liosia, Greece,” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 162, no. 3, pp. 530–537, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. S. Galea, M. Tracy, F. Norris, and S. F. Coffey, “Financial and social circumstances and the incidence and course of PTSD in Mississippi during the first two years after Hurricane Katrina,” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 357–368, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. F. M. Shrive, H. Stuart, H. Quan, and W. A. Ghali, “Dealing with missing data in a multi-question depression scale: a comparison of imputation methods,” BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 6, article 57, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  40. C. Bono, L. D. Ried, C. Kimberlin, and B. Vogel, “Missing data on the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale: a comparison of 4 imputation techniques,” Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1–27, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  41. K. B. Johannesson, T. Lundin, T. Fröjd, C. M. Hultman, and P.-O. Michel, “Tsunami-exposed tourist survivors: signs of recovery in a 3-year perspective,” Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, vol. 199, no. 3, pp. 162–169, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  42. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group, Baseline Interview for the Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group, Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group, 2006, http://www.hurricanekatrina.med.harvard.edu/pdf/baseline_overview_1-06.pdf.
  43. Department of Social Welfare. Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Ed., Family Caregiving for the Elderly and Service Needs for Caregiving, Koseikan, Tokyo, Japan, 1996, (Japanese).
  44. J. S. House, Americans' Changing Lives: Waves I and II, 1986 and 1989. ICPSR Version, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA, 1997.
  45. H. Sugisawa, J. Liang, and X. Liu, “Social networks, social support, and mortality among older people in Japan,” Journals of Gerontology, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. S3–S13, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  46. E. M. Ginexi, K. Weihs, S. J. Simmens, and D. R. Hoyt, “Natural disaster and depression: a prospective investigation of reactions to the 1993 Midwest Floods,” American Journal of Community Psychology, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 495–518, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  47. D. S. Weiss and C. R. Marmer, “The impact of event scale-revised,” in Assessing Psychological Trauma and PTSD, J. P. Wilson and T. M. Keane, Eds., pp. 399–411, Guilford Press, New York, NY, USA, 1997. View at Google Scholar
  48. N. Asukai, H. Kato, N. Kawamura et al., “Reliability and validity of the Japanese-language version of the impact of event scale-revised (IES-R-J): four studies of different traumatic events,” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol. 190, no. 3, pp. 175–182, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  49. R. C. Kessler, G. Andrews, L. J. Colpe et al., “Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress,” Psychological Medicine, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 959–976, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  50. T. A. Furukawa, N. Kawakami, M. Saitoh et al., “The performance of the Japanese version of the K6 and K10 in the World Mental Health Survey Japan,” International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 152–158, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  51. P. Udomratn, “Mental health and the psychosocial consequences of natural disasters in Asia,” International Review of Psychiatry, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 441–444, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  52. Y. Neria, A. Nandi, and S. Galea, “Post-traumatic stress disorder following disasters: a systematic review,” Psychological Medicine, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 467–480, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  53. S. Kuriyama, N. Nakaya, K. Ohmori-Matsuda et al., “Factors associated with psychological distress in a community-dwelling Japanese population: the Ohsaki Cohort 2006 study,” Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 294–302, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  54. J. Chilcot, D. Wellsted, M. Da Silva-Gane, and K. Farrington, “Depression on dialysis,” Nephron—Clinical Practice, vol. 108, no. 4, pp. c256–c264, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  55. M. Başoğlu, C. Kiliç, E. Şalcioğlu, and M. Livanou, “Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid depression in earthquake survivors in Turkey: an epidemiological study,” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 133–141, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  56. S. Priebe, F. Marchi, L. Bini, M. Flego, A. Costa, and G. Galeazzi, “Mental disorders, psychological symptoms and quality of life 8 years after an earthquake: findings from a community sample in Italy,” Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 46, no. 7, pp. 615–621, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  57. M. Fazel, J. Wheeler, and J. Danesh, “Prevalence of serious mental disorder in 7000 refugees resettled in western countries: a systematic review,” The Lancet, vol. 365, no. 9467, pp. 1309–1314, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus