Mental Health Problems of the Japanese Returnees from Mainland China

  • Keisuke Ebata


Millions of Japanese, both civil and military, stayed in Mainland China until the end of WWII, A majority of them then returned to Japan during the first few years after the war’s end. However, some of them were left there for a variety of reasons. For example, some of them were orphaned in the midst of the chaos right after the war. In addition to that, they were kept from returning between 1959 and 1971 because of the diplomatic disruption between the People’s Republic of China and Japan.


Anxiety State Depressive State Rural District Chinese Family Japanese Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keisuke Ebata
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  1. 1.Tokyo Metropolitan Matsuzawa HospitalSetagaya-ku, TokyoJapan

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