The 30‐year mental health legacy of the Chernobyl disaster

@article{Havenaar2016The3M,
  title={The 30‐year mental health legacy of the Chernobyl disaster},
  author={J. Havenaar and E. Bromet and S. Gluzman},
  journal={World Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={15}
}
Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded, emitting tons of radionuclides into the atmosphere and exposing millions of people in Ukraine and neighboring countries to the fallout. Ultimately, 350,000 people living near the plant were permanently relocated, and 600,000 military and civilian personnel from throughout the Soviet Union were recruited as clean‐up workers (locally referred to as liquidators). By the 20th anniversary (2006), ∼6,000 children under… Expand
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