JIN-456 -- Depressed Japan

In the wake of a recent suicide pact in Aomori, JIN looks at the issue of mental health in Japan, particularly clinical depression. What can account for the dramatic increase in the numbers of people diagnosed as clinically depressed? Read Now


JIN-418 -- Suicide In Japan

What went through Farm Minister Matsoka's mind as he hung himself in his own living room at the start of the month? Why are Japanese suicide rates rising rapidly? This week's 'JIN' considers the issue with reference to recent social trends and French sociologist Emile Durkheim Read Now


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