Japan plans to make mental health exams part of employee checkups

Over in Japan, the government is planning to require all private sector employees be screened for mental health problems as part of their regular company medical exams each year. Physicians will ask a few questions, and depending on the employee’s answers, the physician may make a referral that the employee should be seen by a psychiatrist for further checkup.

Read more in the Yomiuri Shimbun.

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