Children in the 1/4 disaster area in Japan have behavioral problems and need to receive professional psychotherapy

ChinaNet February 23 According to a report on the NHK website of Japan on February 22, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare research team pointed out in the investigation report that there are 1 out of every 4 children who have experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake. Children have behavioral problems, such as long-term closed doors, no contact with others and society, violence against friends, etc.

These children experienced the death of their families in the earthquake and lived in the disaster area. This is the cause of their behavior problems and requires professional psychological counseling.

In the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare research team, a team consisting of the Minister of National Chengyu Medical Research Center, Mr. Fujiwara, and other people, to investigate the psychological impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake on children, 178 3~6 The children and their guardians were investigated. At the time of the earthquake, these children attended kindergartens in Iwate Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture. Beginning in September last year, the research team conducted surveys through questionnaires and interviews.

The survey found that 26% of children had behavioral problems, such as long-term closed doors, no contact with others and society, and violence against friends. They need to receive professional psychological counseling from a clinical psychologist.

The survey found that only 9% of children outside the disaster area had behavioral problems. Therefore, the research team believes that the death of a loved one and the living environment in the disaster area are the causes of behavior problems in children in the disaster area.

Wu Yuanyuan said: “In order not to affect the child’s future development and learning, the guardian and the school should work together to help the child, such as providing psychological counseling. & rdquo; (Internship Compilation: Wang Wei)

Responsible Editor: Qi Yuhan

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