Funding for this research was provided by:
Niigata Prefectural Hospital Bureau to the Department of Community Psychiatric Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences (156195-J15F0001)
Received: 10 April 2023
Accepted: 8 November 2023
First Online: 13 November 2023
: This study was conducted in accordance with the guidelines and principles of the Declaration of Helsinki. The study protocol was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of Niigata University (Approval Number: 2019-0054). All participants were informed about the purpose of the study, the procedures involved, and their right to withdraw from the study at any time. Informed consent was obtained from all participants prior to their participation in the study. Participants were assured of the confidentiality and privacy of their data.
: The authors declare no competing interests.
: Not applicable.