Akihito Shimazu

Akihito Shimazu

Professor
Faculty of Policy Management
Graduate School of Media and Governance
DegreesPhD
Short Biography<Education>
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Literature, Waseda University. B.A. (1993)
Department of Psychology, Graduate school of Literature, Waseda University. M.A. (1996)
Department of Psychology, Graduate school of Literature, Waseda University. Ph.D. (2000)

<Professional experiences>
1999 (April) – 2001 (March) : Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Literature, Waseda University, Japan.
2001 (April)- 2003 (March): Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, Japan.
2003 (April) – 2007 (March): Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, Japan.
2005 (March) – 2006 (March): Guest Researcher, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
2006 (October) – 2017 (March): Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
2014 (April) – 2017 (March): Adjunct Associate Professor, The University of South Australia, Australia.
2017 (April) – 2019 (March): Professor, Center for Human and Social Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Kitasato University
2019 (April) – : Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Kitasato University
Areas of ExpertisePsychology,Behavioral science,Health science, Occupational health,Mental health.
Courses TaughtPHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH FOR CAMPUS LIFE,ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH SCIENCE,MASTER SEMINAR,SEMINAR(Research and practice of occupational mental health),SEMINAR(Study on mental health),ACADEMIC PROJECT (Mental health and clinical psychology project)
AffiliationsInternational Commission on Occupational Health: The Scientific Committee on Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors (WOPS) (Chair), Japanese Society of Behavioral Medicine (President), Japan Association of Job Stress Research (Executive Director, Editor), Japanese Society for Occupational Mental Health (Councilor, Editor), Japan Society for Occupational Health (Councilor, Editor) .
Selected Publications詳細はhttps://hp3.jp/publication を参照
【英文著書】
Shimazu, A., Oakman, J., Dollard, M. F., & Bin Nordin, R. (Eds.) (2016). Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific: From theory to practice. Switzerland: Springer.
Dollard, M. F., Shimazu, A., Bin Nordin, R., Brough, P., & Tuckey, M. (Eds). (2014). Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific. Switerland: Springer.
【英文論文】
Schaufeli, W. B., Shimazu, A., Hakanen, J., Salanova, M., & De Witte, H. (in press). An ultra-short measure for work engagement: The UWES-3. Validation across five countries. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000430
Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kubota, K., Watanabe, K., & Kawakami, N. (2018). Is too much work engagement detrimental? Linear or curvilinear effects on mental health and job performance. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208684. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208684
Watanabe, K., Kawakami, N., Imamura, K., Inoue, A., Shimazu, A., Yoshikawa, T., Hiro, H., Asai, Y., Odagiri, Y., Yoshikawa, E., & Tsutsumi, A. (2017). Pokémon GO and psychological distress, physical complaints, and work performance among adult workers: A retrospective cohort study. Scientific Report, 7: 10758. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11176-2
Eguchi, H.*, Shimazu, A.*, Bakker, A. B., Tims, M., Kamiyama, K., Hara, Y., Namba, K., Inoue, A., Ono, M., & Kawakami, N. (2016). Validation of the Japanese version of the Job Crafting Scale. Journal of Occupational Health, 58, 231-240 (* Equal contribution).
Shimazu, A., Matsudaira, K., de Jonge, J., Tosaka, N., & Takahashi, M. (2016). Psychological detachment from work during nonwork time: Linear or curvilinear relations with mental health and work engagement. Industrial Health, 54, 282-292.
Eguchi, H., Shimazu, A., Kawakami, N., Inoue, A., Nakata, A., & Tsutsumi, A. (2015). Work engagement and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels among Japanese workers: A 1-year prospective cohort study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 88, 651-658.
Shimazu, A., Schaufeli, W. B., Kamiyama, K., & Kawakami, N. (2015). Workaholism vs. work engagement: The two different predictors of future well-being and performance. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 18-23.
Shimazu, A., Demerouti, E., Bakker, A. B., Shimada, K., & Kawakami, N. (2011). Workaholism and well-being among Japanese dual-earner couples: A spillover-crossover perspective. Social Science & Medicine, 73, 399-409.
Shimazu, A. & Schaufeli, W.B. (2009). Is workaholism good or bad for employee well-being? The distinctiveness of workaholism and work engagement among Japanese employees. Industrial Health, 47, 495-502
Message to StudentsOur laboratory aims to achieve three HPs (Health Promotion, Human Performance, and HaPpiness). We will set research themes backed with innovative and flexible ideas and endeavor to develop novel methods to challenge the changing situation beyond the conventional horizon.
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