Exposure to aircraft noise and risk of psychiatric disorders: the Elmas survey

  title={Exposure to aircraft noise and risk of psychiatric disorders: the Elmas survey},
  author={Maria Carolina Hardoy and Mauro Giovanni Carta and Anna Rita Marci and Fiora Carbone and Mariangela Cadeddu and Vivianne Kovess and Liliana Dell’Osso and Bernardo Carpiniello},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Evidence that high levels of aircraft noise lead to psychiatric disorders in the community is contradictory. The aim of the present study was to investigate the frequency of mental disorders in a sample living in the immediate surroundings of an airport compared with those from a sample of residents from the same region who had not been exposed to the risk of aircraft noise. Exposed subjects were residents in Giliaquas in the vicinity of Elmas airport (Sardinia, Italy). The control sample was… CONTINUE READING
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