Noise pollution: non-auditory effects on health.

  title={Noise pollution: non-auditory effects on health.},
  author={Stephen A Stansfeld and Mark P. Matheson},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
Noise is a prominent feature of the environment including noise from transport, industry and neighbours. Exposure to transport noise disturbs sleep in the laboratory, but not generally in field studies where adaptation occurs. Noise interferes in complex task performance, modifies social behaviour and causes annoyance. Studies of occupational and environmental noise exposure suggest an association with hypertension, whereas community studies show only weak relationships between noise and… CONTINUE READING
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