Follow-Up on Japan: Assessing Radiation and Mental Health Threats
March 31, 2011•30 min
Host: Michael Greenberg, MD and Matthew Birnholz, MD
Guest: Evelyn J. Bromet, PhD
Guest: John D. Boice, ScD
Guest: Tsuyoshi Akiyama, MD, PhD
This rebroadcast of the March 30th program continues analysis of the health issues in Japan following that country&rsquo;s magnitude 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear crisis, with a focus on two key healthcare issues&mdash; 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.