Health Effects of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster (Paperback)

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Health Effects of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster (Paperback)

By Kenji Kamiya (Editor), Hitoshi Ohto (Editor), Masaharu Maeda (Editor)

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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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780128240984
ISBN-10: 0128240989
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: May 6th, 2022
Pages: 396
Language: English