Follow-Up on Japan: Assessing Radiation and Mental Health Threats
April 4, 2011•30 min
Hosted by: Michael Greenberg, MD and Matthew Birnholz, MD
Guests: John D. Boice, Tsuyoshi Akiyama, Evelyn J. Bromet
This rebroadcast of the March 30th program continues analysis of the health issues in Japan following that country’s magnitude 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear crisis, with a focus on two key healthcare issues— radiation danger and mental health. Our guests include an American radiation epidemiolgist and psychiatric epidemiologist, and a psychiatrist working in Japan with the Japanese Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, the equivalent to the American Psychological Association.