Japan is an East Asian island country located in the Pacific Ocean. Japan is referred to as the "Land of Rising Sun" and so is the country name Japan denotes "sun origin". The country is located to eastern side of the sea of Japan and neighbouring countries include North Korea, South Korea, and Russia.
Japan consists of 6,582 islands on a whole but there four major Iislands namely Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku. The presence of a series of islands of which were frequently effected by volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
Eventhough the Japanese nation had a bitter past of atomic attacks during the World War II but have overcome through all those miseries and showed an excellent growth in research and development. The advancements in technology and research made Japan to represent itself to the world and now Japan is an active member of UN, G7, G8 and G20 nations.
Japan has drawn its own mark in the field of research and developed and have produced 24 Nobel laureates till date and most recent ones to receive were in the fied of Psychiatry and Physics in 2015. There are many reputed Universities dealing with Psychiatry research in Japan and several Psychiatry Journals were published in Japan.