Profile

Name

Itsuki Yamakawa

sex and D.o.B

male, 05/18/1986

Area of Specialty

Clinical Social Psychology

Research Subjects

Impression-management/self-presentation (especially, excuse making), depression, Modern type depression

Hobby

Reading books, Listening to music, Playing guitar/bass guitar

Academic background

Mar.20 2005Graduated from Waseda University Senior High School
Apr.  1 2005Entered Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Waseda University
Mar.15 2009Graduated from Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Waseda University
(Bachelor of Literature)
Apr.  1 2010Entered Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences, Nihon University (Master's Course)
Mar.25 2012Graduated from Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences, Nihon University
(Master of Psychology)
Apr.  1 2012Entered Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences, Nihon University (Doctor's Course)
Mar.25 2016Graduated from Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences, Nihon University
(Doctor of Psychology)

Laboratory

Professor Sakamoto's LAB (only in Japanese)

Academic Societies/Associations

From Jan. 2010The Japanese Psychological Association
From Sep. 2010Japan Society of Personality Psychology
From Apr. 2011The Japanese Society of Social Psychology
From July 2016The Japanese Association of Health Psychology
From July 2016The Japanese Association of Stress Science

Work History

Apr. 2010Teaching Assistant at Nihon University (Psychology Seminar I & II)(Until Mar. 2012)
Apr. 2011Teaching Assistant at Nihon University (Statistics) (Until July 2014)
Sep. 2011Teaching Assistant at Nihon University (Basic_Statistics) (Until Feb. 2014)
May 2013Lecturer at International College of Music Therapy (Statistics)(to the present day)
Apr. 2014Teaching Assistant at Senshu University (to the present day)
Apr. 2016Research Fellow at Nihon University (Until Mar. 2018)
Apr. 2016Lecturer at Yokohama City University (ICT, Data Analysis) (to the present day)
Apr. 2016Lecturer at Bunkyo University (Psychological Experiment) (to the present day)
Apr. 2017Lecturer at Nihon University ("Development and Learning", Statistics) (to the present day)
Apr. 2018Postdoctoral fellow at Nihon University (to the present day)

Research work

Thesis for a degree / Journal Papers / Conference Presentation / Oral / Awards / Books

Thesis for a degree

[3] Yamakawa, I. (2016). A psychological study about excuse-making in social predicament. The thesis for a doctor's degree, Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences, Nihon University (unpublished)


[2] Yamakawa, I. (2012). Why is the number of people who call themselves "Depressive diosrder" increased? : Study of Excuse-making Using the Case Vignette Method. The thesis for a master's degree, Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences, Nihon University (unpublished)


[1] Yamakawa, I. (2008). The effect of identity crisis on depressive mood in undergraduates. The thesis for a bachelor's degree, Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Waseda University (unpublished)

Journal Papers (1st author)

[5] Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (in press). The Interpersonal Effects of Claiming to Have Depression by People Not Diagnosed with Depression in Social Predicaments. Japanese Psychological Research,


[4] Yamakawa, I., Muranaka, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2015) Validity and reliability of the Interpersonal Sensitivity/Privileged Self Scale: Solving a new type of depression. Psychology, 6, 1013-1021.[OPEN ACCESS (External Link)]


[3] Yamakawa, I. & Sakamoto, S. (2015) Insisting on Depression, but not Showing Symptoms: A Japanese Study of Excuse-Making. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 7, 146-154.[OPEN ACCESS (External Link)]


[2] Yamakawa, I., Hirobiki, T., Honda, A., Machino, T., Okamura, N., Akiyama, M., Hara, N., Inoue, K., Inukai, E., & Sakamoto, S. (2012). The effect of depression literacy and emotionally valenced information on anxiety about suffering depressive disorder. Psychological Research Nihon University, 33, 49-57. (in Japanese)


[1] Yamakawa, I., Oda, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2012). The Relationship among Identity, Thinking Error and Negative Affectivity in Undergraduates. The Japanese Journal of Personality, 20, 236-239. (in Japanese) [PDF (External Link: J-STAGE)]

Journal Papers (Co-authored)

[4] Sakamoto, S., Yamakawa, I., & Muranaka, M. (2016). A comparison of perceptions of "modern-type" and melancholic depression in Japan. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 62(7), 627-634.


[3] Saku, H., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2015). Can we reduce the effect of stressor by diverse sources of support in the office?: The effects on bad physical condition and job satisfaction. Bulletin of Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences Nihon University, 89, 77-88. (in Japanese)


[2] Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2015). How do clinicians define "modern type depression"?: Extraction from books and the survey to clinicians. Psychological Research Nihon University, 36, 44-51. (in Japanese)


[1] Sakamoto, S., Muranaka, M., & Yamakawa, I. (2014). 'Self' in the interface of social and clinical psychology: Through the discussion of modern type depression. Japanese psychological review, 57, 405-429. (in Japanese) [External Link]

Conference Presentation (1st presenter)

[12] Yamakawa, I., Kammeyama, A., Muranaka, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2016). Development of the short-form version of Interpersonal sensitivity and privileged self scale: Factor stuctures for samples of Japanese undergraduates, Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Health Psychology, 155. P4-17G, November, Okayama, Japan


[11] Yamakawa, I., Muranaka, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2016). An influence that parsonality has on the reactions to interpersonal stressors, the 57th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, Hyogo, Japan, Nobember.


[10] Yamakawa, I., Muranaka, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2016). Interpersonal sensitivity and privileged self as a risk factor for depression (2): A cross-generational study, The 31st International Congress of Psychology, PS26P-11-4, Yokohama, Japan, July.


[9] Yamakawa, I. & Sakamoto, S. (2016). Reconsidering the evaluation dimensions of excuses: "hesitating to ask" as a new evaluation dimension, Society for Parsonality and Social Psychology 17th Annual Convention, San Diego - USA, January.


[8] Yamakawa, I. & Sakamoto, S. (2015). Effect of cues to the excuse on subsequent actual excuse-making, the 56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, 120.[Poster (PDF: 2,524KB)]


[7] Yamakawa, I. & Sakamoto, S. (2015). A laboratory experiment using a confederate to study the differences of effects on excuse making, the 79th Annual Convention of The Japanese Psychological Association, 98. (in Japanese) [Poster (PDF: 198KB)]


[6] Yamakawa, I. & Sakamoto, S. (2015). How effective is "insisting on depression" as an excuse?, The Annual International Conference on Cognitive - Social, and Behavioural Sciences (icCSBs) 2015, Augst 03 - 06, Nicosia - Cyprus. [Website (External Link)]


[5] Yamakawa, I., Muranaka, M., Tanaka, E., & Sakamoto, S. (2014). Cognitive and behavioral features of Modern type depression in Japan, The 22nd International Congress of Cross-Cultural Psychology.[Poster (PDF: 239KB)][HANDOUT(PDF: 232KB)]


[4] Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2013). The Relationship between evaluation dimensions of excuse and forgiveness.the 55th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, 429. (in Japanese)[Poster (PDF: 253KB)]


[3] Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2013). The evaluation dimensions of excuse, the 77th Annual Convention of The Japanese Psychological Association, 177. (in Japanese)[Poster (PDF: 290KB)]


[2] Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2011). The evaluation of insisting on depression as excuse. the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, 353. (in Japanese)[Poster (PDF: 529KB)]


[1] Yamakawa, I., Oda, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2010). The Relationship among Identity, Thinking Error and Depressive mood in Undergraduates. the 74th Annual Convention of The Japanese Psychological Association, 941. (in Japanese)[Poster (PDF: 376KB)]

Conference Presentation (co-presented)

[10] Kameyama, A., Yamakawa, I., Muranaka, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2016). A survey of Japanese undergraduates' image of people with modern type depression (3): An exploration of factors related to avoidance and support for people with modern type depression, Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Health Psychology, 121. P3-20H, November, Okayama, Japan


[9] Kameyama, A., Yamakawa, I., Muranaka, M., & Sakamoto, S. (2016). Development of the short-form version of Interpersonal sensitivity and privileged self scale: Factor stuctures for samples of Japanese employees, The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Stress Science, October, Tokyo, Japan


[8] Kashihara, J., Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2016). 会社員はうつ病症状についてどの専門家に相談したいと思うのか?―援助要請意図とその規定因の検討― , The 58th Meeting of the Japanese Association of Educational psychology, Kagawa, Japan


[7] Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. Interpersonal sensitivity and privileged self as a risk factor for depression (1): Re-examination of the factor structure of the Interpersonal Sensitivity/Privileged Self Scale, The 31st International Congress of Psychology, PS26A-07-3, Yokohama, Japan


[6] Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2015). The image of modern type depression among college students (2). the 56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, 272. (in Japanese)


[5] Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2015). The image of modern type depression among college students (1). the 79th Annual Convention of The Japanese Psychological Association, 386. (in Japanese)


[4] Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2014). Development of the Interpersonal sensitivety/Privileged self Scale (1): Relationship with severity and type of depression. the 11th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Mood Disorders, Hiroshima, Japanon July 18th and 19th. (in Japanese)


[3] Muranaka, M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2014). Personality features of modern type depression, Asian Psychological Association 5th Conference.


[2] Moriwaki, M., Pepper, C.M., Yamakawa, I., & Sakamoto, S. (2013). Suicide Opinion, Negative Life Events, and Suicide Ideation: Cultural Difference between Japan and America, the 13th Annual Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Stanford University, 18, May, 2013.


[1] Moriwaki, M., Pepper, C. M., Sakamoto, S., & Yamakawa, I. (2013). Beck' s Congruency Model of Depression: A Comparison of Japanese and American College Students, 83rd Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference.

Oral

[4] Yamakawa, I., Sakamoto, S. (2017). Interpersonal effects of excuse making in a laboratory experiment, 2017 4th International Conference on Education and Psychological Sciences, EP1005-A, Barcelona, Spain, February.


[3] Yamakawa, I. (2016). An empirical approach to understanding "modern type depression" from self-presentation theory, The 31st International Congress of Psychology, TS28-26, Yokohama, Japan


[2] [Symposium, Planning] Matsuura, T., Yamakawa, I., Sakamoto, S. (Planners), Sakamoto, S., Katsuya, N., Muranaka, M. (Presenters), Kato, T. (Debater) (2014). Psychological approaches to "Modern Type Depression", The 78th Annual Convention of The Japanese Psychological Association, Planned Symposium (SS-099), 9-12-2014, Doshisya University, Kyoto, Japan. [Resume (in Japanese, External Link)]


[1] [Presentation] Katsuya, N., Matsuura, T., Ito, E. (Planners), Matsuura, T., Katsuya, N., Yamakawa, I. (Presenters), Ishigaki, T., Hashimoto, T. (Debaters) (2012). A conversation with clinical practice and psychological research (3): Toward the study and treatment of "Modern tyep depression". A Trial Discussion on the Modern type depresion from the view point of self-presentation theory, The 76th Annual Convention of The Japanese Psychological Association, Workshop (WS056), 9-12-2012, Sensyu University, Kanagawa, Japan. [Handout (in Japanese, PDF: 1.975KB)]

Awards

February, 2013. Rocky Mountain Region Psi Chi Student Research Awards, Mika Moriwaki, Shinji Sakamoto & Itsuki Yamakawa shared the prize

Books

[1] [Translation] Yamakawa, I. (2013). 140 items (e.g., obesity, obsession, reactive schizophrenia, rabies), Shigemasu, K., & Yotsumoto, Y. (supervising translation) (2013) APA Dictionary of Psychology, Baifukan, Tokyo (VandenBos, R. G. (2007). APA Dictionary of Psychology, American Psychological Association).

Paper Review

International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (IJSSH, ISSN: 2010-3646, DOI: 10.18178/IJSSH)

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