Mental Health and Social Issues Following a Nuclear Accident: The Case of Fukushima

Mental Health and Social Issues Following a Nuclear Accident: The Case of Fukushima

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784431556985
Publisher: Springer Japan
Publication date: 11/26/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Jun Shigemura
Department of Psychiatry
National Defense Medical College
Saitama, Japan

Rethy Kieth Chhem
Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan
Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Gregory Clancey


Jun Shigemura, Rethy Kieth Chhem

Part I: The Social Dimensions of a Compound Disaster

Chapter 1 Godzilla mon amour: The Origins and Legacy of Nuclear Fear in Japan

Ryan J Crowder, Rethy Kieth Chhem, Azura Z Aziz

Chapter 2 Unforeseeable Accidents from the Point of View of the Legal System

Mitsuko Fujino

Chapter 3 Report on Fukushima Counseling Support Professional Team: Interdisciplinary Team Approach for Psychosocial Care of Evacuees

Akiko Yagi

Chapter 4 Societal and Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Perception

Deborah Helen Oughton

Chapter 5 Thinking Across Disaster

Kim Fortun, Alli Morgan

Part II: Mental Health Issues: Challenges for Resilience and Recovery from Fukushima C

ompound Disaster

Chapter 6

Emotional Consequences of Three Mile Island and Chernobyl: Lessons Learned for Fukushima

Evelyn J Bromet

Chapter 7 3/11 and 9/11: A Mu

lti-faceted Investigation of a Survivor Exchange Program

Phoebe Prioleau, Tony Pham, David Anderson, Robert Yanagisawa, Kanako Taku, Meriam Lobel, Craig Katz

Chapter 8Psychosocial Responses to Disaster and Exposures: Distress Reactions, Health Risk Behav

ior, and Mental Disorders

Joshua C. Morganstein, James C. West, Lester A. Huff, Brian W. Flynn, Carol S. Fullerton, David M. Benedek, Robert J. Ursano

Chapter 9 Psychosocial Challenges of the Fukushima Nuclear Plant Workers

Jun Shigemura, Takeshi Tanigawa, Azura Z Aziz, Rethy Kieth Chhem, Soichiro Nomura, Aihide Yoshino

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