Children's well-being 11 years after the Chornobyl catastrophe.


BACKGROUND The psychological effects of technological disasters have rarely been studied in children. This study assessed the aftermath of the 1986 Chornobyl disaster in children evacuated to Kyiv from the contaminated zone surrounding the nuclear power facility. METHODS In 1997, we evaluated three hundred 10- to 12-year-old children in Kyiv who were in… (More)


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@article{Bromet2000ChildrensW1, title={Children's well-being 11 years after the Chornobyl catastrophe.}, author={Evelyn J. Bromet and Dmitry Goldgaber and Gabrielle A. Carlson and N B Panina and E Golovakha and Semyon F. Gluzman and T. Gilbert and Daniil F. Gluzman and Sergey Lyubsky and Jackie Schwartz}, journal={Archives of general psychiatry}, year={2000}, volume={57 6}, pages={563-71} }