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’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.