Haruo Fujino

FacultyFaculty of Education



    Faculty of Education,  


    Haruo Fujino


  • PhD, Osaka University, 大阪大学, 2016



Research Achievements

Field of Study

    Special needs education, supports for sick children, clinical psychology, psychotherapy, Dohsa-hou

Research content keyword

    muscular dystrophy, neuromuscular disease, schizophrenia, psychological support


  • Validation of the Individualized Neuromuscular Quality of Life in Japanese patients with myotonic dystrophy., Muscle & Nerve, 2018
  • Cognitive impairment and quality of life in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1., Muscle & Nerve, 2018
  • Role of subcortical structures on cognitive and social function in schizophrenia, Scientific Reports, 2018
  • Subcortical association with memory performance in schizophrenia: a structural magnetic resonance imaging study., Translational Psychiatry, 2018
  • Semantic memory organization in Japanese patients with schizophrenia examined with category fluency., Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2018
  • Autism spectrum disorders are prevalent among patients with dystrophinopathies., Neurological Sciences, 2018
  • A brief assessment of intelligence decline in schizophrenia as represented by the difference between current and premorbid IQ., Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2017
  • [QoL self-assessment scales for patients with muscular dystrophy], 医療 IRYO, 2017
  • Psychological support for young adults with Down syndrome: Dohsa-hou program for maladaptive behaviors and internalizing problems., Frontiers in Psychology, 2017
  • Estimated cognitive decline in patients with schizophrenia: A multi-center study., Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2017
  • [Future Perspective of objective and auxiliary diagnosis in mental disorders], 日本生物学的精神医学会誌, 2016
  • Whole-exome sequencing and neurite outgrowth analysis in autism spectrum disorder, Journal of Human Genetics, 2016
  • Polygenetic components for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and rheumatoid arthritis predict risk of schizophrenia, Schizophrenia Research, 2016
  • Abnormal asymmetries in subcortical brain volume in schizophrenia., Molecular Psychiatry, 2016
  • The experiences of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy in facing and learning about their clinical conditions, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 2016
  • Usefulness of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale short form for assessing functional outcomes in patients with schizophrenia, Psychiatry Research, 2016
  • Predicting employment status and subjective quality of life in patients with schizophrenia., Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 2016
  • Body awareness and mental health: A body psychotherapy case study., Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 2016
  • Glutamate networks implicate cognitive impairments in schizophrenia: Genome-wide association studies of 52 cognitive phenotypes., Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2015
  • [The neuroscience of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia], 臨床精神薬理, 2015
  • Standing postural instability in patients with schizophrenia: Relationships with psychiatric symptoms, anxiety, and the use of neuroleptic medications, Gait & Posture, 2015
  • Postural sway and clinical characteristics in patients with psychotic disorders: A review, Psychiatric Quarterly, 2015
  • How physicians support mothers of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Journal of Child Neurology, 2015
  • Cognitive inflexibility in Japanese adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders., World Journal of Psychiatry, 2014
  • A functional polymorphism of the GTP cyclohydrolase 1 gene predicts attention performance. , Neuroscience Letters, 2014
  • Performance on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III in Japanese patients with schizophrenia, Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2014
  • A meta-analysis of hypnosis for chronic pain problems: A comparison between hypnosis, standard care, and other psychological interventions., International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 2014
  • Subjective experience of Dohsa-hou relaxation: a qualitative study, Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2013
  • [Survey for assessing how Duchenne muscular dystrophy is explained to children with the disorder], 脳と発達, 2013
  • [Effects of intentional control on standing posture stability], リハビリテイション心理学研究, 2013
  • Effects of Dohsa-hou relaxation on body awareness and psychological distress, Japanese Psychological Research, 2012


  • Introduction to Dohsa-hou – An Integrated Japanese Body-Mind Therapy, Chapter 4.2 Depression, 2016

Learned Societies to Belong

  • Japanese Psychological Association
  • Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology
  • Japanese Association of Educatinal Psychology
  • Japanese Society of Child Neurology
  • Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Association of Japanese Clinical Dohsalogy
  • Japanese Society of Certified Clinical Psychologists
  • Japan Neuroscience Society

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