The Japanese Journal of Health and Medical Sociology  
No. 20-2 [2009]

Main Symposium

On the Planning of the Symposium
   “Experiences of Medical Accidents and Health and Medical Sociology”
   ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Akihiko SATO・・・・・1

Experience of Medical Accidents and Health and Medical Sociology・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Ikuko TOYODA・・・・・3

Why Does the Victim Demand Information Disclosure?
   − Advocacy is more Important than Mediation −・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Hisashi KATSUMURA・・・・・7

Medical Accidents: What We Learn and How to make a Lesson・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Kazuhiko KABE・・・・・15

Comments on “Medical Accidents/Malpractices from the view of the person concerned
   and the Sociology of Health and Medicine”
   − Civic Rationality and Role of Layperson・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Takashi ASAKURA・・・・・20

Comments from Conflict Resolution Perspective on
   “Experience of Medical Accidents and Health and Medical Sociology・・・・・・Akiko ISHIHARA・・・・・26

Educational Lecture

Science of Minamata Disease and Japanese Society・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Shigeo EKINO, Mari SUDA・・・・・40

Original Article

How is Mothers’ Awareness of Pervasive Development Disorder in Their Elder Children
   related to Their Subsequent Childbirth
   ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Miyako KIMURA, Yoshihiko YAMAZAKI, Mieko MOCHIZUKI, Tomoko OMIYA・・・・・50

Research Note

Social Movement against the revision of the Social Health Insurance Fee Schedule
   for Rehabilitation Therapy・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Miwako HOSODA・・・・・64