Psychological effect of the Nagasaki atomic bombing on survivors after half a century.

@article{Ohta2000PsychologicalEO,
  title={Psychological effect of the Nagasaki atomic bombing on survivors after half a century.},
  author={Yasuyuki Ohta and Mariko Mine and Minako Wakasugi and E Yoshimine and Y Himuro and Makoto Yoneda and Sosei Yamaguchi and Allison Mikita and Takuya Morikawa},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={97-103}
}
In 1997 a mental health survey using a 30-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-30) and an interview survey of an atomic bombing experience were conducted in survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bombing. Overall psychological distress measured on the basis of the GHQ-30 was greater in the atomic bombing survivors than in the controls. As for the contents of… CONTINUE READING