Stress and well-being in mothers of young children 11 years after the Chornobyl nuclear power plant accident.

@article{Adams2002StressAW,
  title={Stress and well-being in mothers of young children 11 years after the Chornobyl nuclear power plant accident.},
  author={Richard E. Adams and Evelyn J. Bromet and Nina Panina and E Golovakha and Dmitry Goldgaber and Semyon F. Gluzman},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={143-56}
}
BACKGROUND This paper examines the association between exposure to the Chornobyl nuclear power plant explosion and the psychological and physical well-being of mothers with young children. The study also examines whether exposure to Chornobyl increased the vulnerability of mothers to subsequent economic and social stress, and thus represents a unique test of the stress-vulnerability model in a non-Western setting. METHOD The sample consisted of mothers evacuated from the contamination zone… CONTINUE READING

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