Tokyo - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

No, not really. The climate and weather are nice. I think Tokyo can be an isolating post for some people. It's a modern post, but people don't always consider the effects of the cultural differences. It is really, really different from the US. Sometimes people find it more frustrating to navigate Japanese norms than they may have anticipated. - Nov 2020


Overwork and exhaustion- sleep disorders and stress and anxiety. - Mar 2019


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