Mental Distress Gone Nuclear

For anyone who has lived through nuclear threats and disasters, they know all too well the intense fear and mental anguish associated with them. In fact, even years later, researchers have found that mental health issues are far greater than actual deaths and illnesses from nuclear disasters. Melt Downs:  As it turns out, even decades after nuclear incidences, people in the area suffer from post-traumatic stress. Those who had to evacuate still live in fear, and depression is widespread. Evacuee stress was five times higher than others’ nearby. In Fukushima, for example, 170,000 people needed to leave their homes....

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