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Chernobyl and the role of psychologists

Susan Baker

Chernobyl and the role of psychologists

an appeal to reason.

by Susan Baker

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Taken from The psychologist, vol.3, 1988, pp.107-108.

SeriesThe Psychologist -- v.3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20719845M

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Andrew Leatherbarrow, who researched the disaster for five years for his book The Incredible True Story of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, found another member still working in the.   The Role of Clinical Psychologist Clinical psychologists do not prescribe medications to treat mental illness. Rather, they use psychological techniques, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychoanalytic g: Chernobyl.


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While it’s called a “Pre-Chernobyl History”, the Chernobyl disaster is the linchpin of the entire book, which charts the development of the nuclear power industry with an eye to what happened in It also has a lot of really interesting accessible information about the structural flaws with the RBMK reactors, how they compare to the.

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~ 5 ~ Chapter One INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW Leonard Berkowitz Leonard Berkowitz is the Vilas Research Professor Emeritus in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

This book is more than a factual retelling of the events at Chernobyl nuclear power station- it's also a social history of the nuclear age, and an investigation into eco-movements and their contribution to the dissolution of the Soviet Union/5.

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Abstract. In Octobermore than 3 years after the nuclear power plant accident at Chernobyl, in the Ukraine, the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics requested that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) evaluate the medical and psychological health of residents living in areas identified as being contaminated with radioactive fallout.

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