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Jun NAGANO Last modified date:2019.06.09



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Academic Degree
Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
Internal medicine, mind-body medicine, epidemiology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
Outline Activities
Working as a school doctor and an industrial physician at Kyushu University.
Research theme: The role of psychosocial stress, as well as its interaction with genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors, on the onset and development of chronic diseases. Consultant, Radiation Effects Research Foundation.
Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine.
Research
Research Interests
  • Assessment of disease-prone behaviorral patterns
    keyword : psychosocial stress, behavioral pattern, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, questionnaire, assessment
    1995.04~2004.04Development of questionnaires to assess psychosocial stress or responses to stress (personality), especially factors that have been thought to be associated with cancer, coronary heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease..
  • Development and prognosis of chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
    keyword : psychosocial stress, behavioral pattern, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, incidence, morbidity, prognosis
    1996.01Epidemiological researches to examine the roles of psychosocial stress or responces to stress (personality) on the development and prognosis of chronic diseases such as cancer, coronary heart disease, and stroke..
  • Stress managements to help promote the health and improve the course and prognosis of chronic diseases
    keyword : psychosocial stress, stress management, health promotion
    1991.01To attempt to promote health and improve the course and prognosis of chronic diseases using stress management, and to examine these effects through epidemiological studies as well..
Current and Past Project
  • Multidisciplinary research for the medical and sociological effectiveness of autonomy-training.
Academic Activities
Books
1. Nagano J: Personality as a risk factor for coronary heart disease and cancer: A review of epidemiological studies. In: Kubo C, Nakai Y, Nozoe S, eds. Gendai Shinryo Naika Gaku (Current Psychosomatic Medicine), 2003, Nagai Shoten, Osaka, pp.165-175.
Reports
1. Nagano J: Significance of epidemiologic studies of mind-body medicine for lifestyle diseases. Jpn J Psychosom Med 48: 205-215, 2008.
2. Nagano J: Personality as a risk factor for cancer: A review of epidemiological studies. Jpn J Cancer Clin 51: 27-35, 2005.
3. Nagano J: Cancer and personality. Shinryo Naika (Psychosomatic Medicine) 9: 87-94, 2005.
Papers
1. Ryoko SAWAMOTO, Jun NAGANO, Eisuke KAJIWARA, Inhibition of emotional needs and emotional wellbeing predict disease progression of chronic hepatitis C patients, Biopsychosoc Med, 10, 24, 2016.07.
2. Jun NAGANO, Nobuyuki SUDO, Life events, emotional responsiveness, and the functional prognosis of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Biopsychosoc Med, 9, 15, 2015.06, [URL].
3. Jun NAGANO, Takako MORITA, Koji TANEICHI, et al, Rational/antiemotional behaviors in interpersonal relationships and the functional prognosis of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a Japanese multicenter, longitudinal study, Biopsychosoc Med, 8, 8, 2014.02.
4. Nagano J, Kakuta C, Motomura C, Odajima H, Sudo N, Nishima S, Kubo C, The parenting attitudes and the stress of mothers predict the asthmatic severity of their children: a prospective study, Biopsychosoc Med, 4, 12, 2010.10.
5. Nagano J, Kono S, Toyomura K, Mizoue T, Yin G, Mibu R, Tanaka M, Kakeji Y, Maehara Y, Okamura T, Ikejiri K, Futami K, Yasunami Y, Maekawa T, Takenaka K, Ichimiya H, Imaizumi N, Personality and colorectal cancer: the Fukuoka colorectal cancer study, Jpn J Clin Oncol, 38:553-61, 2008.08.
6. Nagano J, Ichinose Y, Asoh H, Ikeda J, Ohshima A, Sudo N, Kubo C, A prospective Japanese study of the association between personality and the progression of lung cancer, Intern Med, 45: 57-63, 2006.02.
7. Nagano J, Kaihara C, Sudo N, Shimura M, Kubo C: A trial to develop a Japanese version of the 50-item Self-regulation Inventory. Jpn J Health Promotion 6: 137-144, 2004.
8. Nagano J, Nagase S, Sudo N, Kubo C, Psychosocial stress, personality, and the severity of chronic hepatitis C, Psychosomatics, 10.1176/appi.psy.45.2.100, 45, 2, 100-106, 45: 100-106, 2004.01.
9. Nagano J, Sudo N, Kubo C, Kono S, Lung cancer, myocardial infarction, and the Grossarth-Maticek personality types: a case-control study in Fukuoka, Japan, J Epidemiol, 11: 281-287, 2001.11.
10. Nagano J, Sudo N, Kaihara C, Shimura M, Kuho C: Validity and reliability of the Stress Inventory: self-administered questionnaire to assess disease-prone personalities. Jpn J Health Promotoin 3: 107-119, 2001.
11. Nagano J, Sudo N, Kubo C, Kono S: Psychometrical reliability and validity of a Japanese version of the Short Interpersonal Reactions Inventory. Jpn J Behav Med 7: 104-116, 2001.
12. Nagano J, Tanaka H, Sudo N, Kubo C: Effect of Autonomy Training on Japanese: Application to the management of dystonic patients. Jpn J Psychosom Med 40: 159-170, 2000.
13. Nagano J, Komiyama H, Kojima T, Kodama K, Muraoka M, Mine K: Psychosomatic treatment of intractable deafferentation pain. Pain Clinic 14: 397-402, 1993.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japan Autonomy Association
  • Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
  • Japanese Society of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Japan Epidemiological Association
  • Japan Primary Care Association
  • Japan Diabetes Society
  • Japanese Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Japan Society of Health Promotion
Awards
  • The parenting attitudes and the stress of mothers predict the asthmatic severity of their children: a prospective study
Educational
Educational Activities
Participating in a common education for undergraduate and graduate students in Health Sciences.
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
Led to conclude the Agreement for Inter-departmental Academic Cooperation between Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University and Diakoniewissenschaftliches Institut, Universität Heidelberg (Germany), 2010..