Electrohypersensitivity: State-of-the-Art of a Functional Impairment

  title={Electrohypersensitivity: State-of-the-Art of a Functional Impairment},
  author={Olle Johansson},
  journal={Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine},
  pages={245 - 258}
  • Olle Johansson
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Medicine
  • Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine
Recently, a new category of persons, claiming to suffer from exposure to electromagnetic fields, has been described in the literature. In Sweden, electrohypersensitivity (EHS) is an officially fully recognized functional impairment (i.e., it is not regarded as a disease). Survey studies show that somewhere between 230,000–290,000 Swedish men and women report a variety of symptoms when being in contact with electromagnetic field (EMF) sources. The aim of our studies has been to investigate… 

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