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Yuji Izumoto is a child psychiatrist and director of the Division of child psychiatry in Kochi Health Sciences Center.
His clinical work involves diagnosis and treatments for developmental and other psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents of inpatients and outpatients.




Kitazoe, N., Fujita, N., Izumoto, Y., Terada, S.I., & Hatakenaka, Y. (2017). Whether the Autism Spectrum Quotient consists of two different subgroups? Cluster analysis of the Autism Spectrum Quotient in general population. Autism, 21, 323-332.


Tsujii, N., Saito, T., Izumoto, Y., Usami, M., Okada, T., Negoro, H., & Iida, J. (2016). Experiences with Patient Refusal of Off-Label Prescribing of Psychotropic Medications to Children and Adolescents in Japan. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 26, 642-645.


Kitazoe, N., Inoue, S., Izumoto, Y., Kumagai, N., & Iwasaki, Y. (2015). The Autism-Spectrum Quotient in university students: pattern of changes in its scores and associated factors. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 7, 105-112.

Tsuji, N., Izumoto, Y., Usami, M., Okada, T., Saito, T., Negoro H., & Iida, J. (2015). [Awareness regarding off-label use of psychotropic medication in children and adolescents; current status and issues in child and adolescent psychiatry and pediatrics in Japan]. Japanese Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 56, 220-235. (Japanese)


Izumoto, Y., & Shimodera, S. (2010). [Cooperation between Child Mental Health and Development Unit and Department of Early Psychosis and at risk mental state in Kochi Medical School Hospital.] Adolescentology, 28, 407-411. (Japanese)


Kitazoe, N., Fujita, N., Terada, S., Korenaga, K., Izumoto, Y., & Ueta, W. (2009). [Investigation on the autistic spectrum of university students: Analysis of the results of Autism-Spectrum Quotient.] Japanese Journal of Learning Disabilities, 18, 66-71. (Japanese)


Izumoto, Y., Kataoka, K., Yamashita, K., Kaketa, K., Ohara, T., Fujita, H., … Inoue S. (2003). [Treatment of depression with brief pulse electroconvulsive therapy.] Seishinigaku, 45, 647-653. (Japanese)


Fujita, H., Shimodera, S., Izumoto, Y., Tanaka, S., Kii, M., Mino, Y., & Inoue, S. (2002): Family attitude scale: measurement of criticism in the relatives of patients with schizophrenia in Japan. Psychiatry Research, 110, 273-280.

Shimodera, S., Mino, Y., Fujita, H., Izumoto, Y., Kamimura, N., & Inoue, S. (2002). Validity of a five-minute speech sample for the measurement of expressed emotion in the families of Japanese patients with mood disorders. Psychiatry Research, 112, 231-237.


Izumoto, Y., Inoue, S., & Yasuda, N. (1999). Schizophrenia and the influenza epidemics of 1957 in Japan. Biological Psychiatry, 46, 119-224.

Shimodera, S., Mino, Y., Inoue, S., Izumoto, Y., Kishi, Y., & Tanaka S. (1999). Validity of a Five-Minute Speech Sample in measuring expressed emotion in the families of patients with schizophrenia in Japan. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 40, 372-376.

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