Health Effects of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
  • Release Date : 15 December 2021
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128240989
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Download or read book entitled Health Effects of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster by author: Kenji Kamiya which was release on 15 December 2021 and published by Academic Press with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Health Effects of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster provides a multidisciplinary retrospective on the health consequences on the population the first decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Sections 1 and 2 of the book begins with an introduction and an overview of the developments surrounding the Fukushima accident. Section 3 discusses topics such as the physical health impact of radiation exposure as well as diseases that resulted from long-term evacuation. Section 4 examines the psychological factors and the social impact of the disaster and how their combined influence affected the physical and mental wellness of the population. The book concludes with Section 5 which covers the mitigation strategy for treatment and care of psychological health issues resulting from the disaster. The book contains expert contributions from those who have first-hand experience in the recovery efforts and are still actively researching the impact of the disaster. Health Effects of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster provides readers with a coherent, multi-dimensional narrative about the physical, psychosocial, and psychological aspects of the decade-long aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Provides information based on evidence obtained through scientific methods such as long-term epidemiological surveys and case studies Examines the indirect health impact, especially psychosocial effects, caused by technological disasters like nuclear accidents Includes contributions from experts in the field who participated in the recovery efforts and are currently researching the health impact of the Fukushima disaster

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