NHK World Prime

I Was a Caged Bird: Psychiatric Hospitalization in Japan

Japan leads the world in hospitalized psychiatric patients. Many are confined for most of their lives. We followed patients to explore the consequences of this widespread but rarely examined problem.
  • program length: 49 minutes
  • episode #3016

Saturday, September 15 at 1:10 pm on 12.4

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  • Friday, September 14 at 7:10 pm on 12.4
  • Saturday, September 15 at 1:10 am on 12.4
  • Saturday, September 15 at 7:10 am on 12.4

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