Increased incidence of stress-associated illnesses among elderly after Typhoon Morakot.

@article{Shih2020IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of stress-associated illnesses among elderly after Typhoon Morakot.},
  author={Hsin-I Shih and Tzu-Yuan Chao and Y. Huang and Yi-Fang Tu and J. Wang and Chiaming Chang},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2020}
}
  • Hsin-I Shih, Tzu-Yuan Chao, +3 authors Chiaming Chang
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi
  • BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Typhoon Morakot in August 2009 caused significant damages and health and socio-economic impacts in Taiwan. Therefore, we evaluated the mental health status of adult and patients who lived in the affected area after the disaster. METHODS An observational, prospective population-based study was conducted. Adults living in the affected area were selected as the affected population in the National Health Insurance Database from January 2008 to December 2011. Prevalence and… CONTINUE READING

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