Title Associate Professor
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Degree Ph.D. (Psychology)
Division Psychology
Research Field Developmental Clinical Psychology
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Psychology
Graduate School Program (Main) Psychology (Master's Program), Human Care Science (Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

career development
mental health of workers
parent training

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Matsuda, Y. (2022) Relationship between elementary school teachers’ strengths and work engagement: Types of strengths and sense of strengths use. Journal of career design studies, 18, 73-82.
  • Hasegawa A., Oura S., Yamamoto T., Kunisato Y., Matsuda Y., & Adachi M. (2022)  Causes and consequences of stress generation: Longitudinal associations of negative events, aggressive behaviors, rumination, and depressive symptoms. Current Psychology, Advance online publication, DOI: 10.1007/s12144-022-02859-9
  • Shimono Y., Hasegawa A., Tsuchihara K., Tanaka K., Matsuda Y., & Kunisato Y. (2022) Longitudinal association between autistic traits and affinity for hikikomori in Japanese university. Current Psychology, 41, 8842–8849.
  • Matsuda, Y. & Hamada, S. (2020) The changes post applied behavioral analysis–based skills training for childcare students: Experiences through skills and practical training and knowledge and skills transition. Journal of study on hoikusha education, 5, 37-47.
  • Matsuda, Y. & Hamada, S. (2019) Assessing the effectiveness of applied behavior analysis training for childcare students: Change in comprehension of children’s behavior and management of behavioral issues through teacher training. Journal of study on hoikusha education, 4, 81-91.
Scientific Membership

The Japanese Psychological Association
The Japanese Association of Educational Psychology
The Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology
Japanese Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
The Japanese Association of Counseling Science
The Japanese Society for the Study of Career Education
Career Design Institute-JAPAN
Japan Society of Research on Early Childhood Care and Education
The Japanese Society for the Study on Hoikusha Education

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