TO GO WITH STORY "FINANCE-ECONOMY-JAPAN-HEALTH-PSYCHOLOGY" by PATRICE NOVOTNY Fujie Sugiyama holds a portrait of his son Takanori at the Nagoya district court after her son was recognized as a victim of "karoshi" or death by overwork at the court in Nagoya in Aichi prefecture, central Japan on October 5, 2007. Pushed to their limits, thousands of Japanese are literally working themselves to death each year, a scourge the Asian power has started to address but is seen getting worse in the global economic crisis.  AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)