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Impact of the threat of nuclear war on children and adolescents

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. (4th 1984 Helsinki and Espoo, Finland)

Impact of the threat of nuclear war on children and adolescents

proceedings of an International Research Symposium

by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. (4th 1984 Helsinki and Espoo, Finland)

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Published by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear warfare -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Child psychology -- Congresses.,
  • Child development -- Congresses.,
  • Adolescent psychology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Tytti Solantaus...[et al.]
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsSolantaus, Tytti.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF"723"W3"I57"1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20709144M

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Impact of the threat of nuclear war on children and adolescents by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. (4th 1984 Helsinki and Espoo, Finland) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Little is known about the development over time of attitudes of children and adolescents toward the nuclear threat, although some data are available about the development of attitudes by youngsters toward war in general.

35 There is evidence of differing perspectives when college students are compared with older adults. 36 Recent studies of the responses of youngsters to war situations Cited by: 3.

J Dev Behav Pediatr. Dec;7(6) The impact of the threat of nuclear war on children and adolescents. Zuckerman BS, Beardslee by: This paper examines the impact of the nuclear threat on the human psyche with particular emphasis on the mental state of young people and children.

While a few farsighted individuals from the psychological community, notably D. Krech, E. Hilgard, R. Lifton, and J. Frank, took the threat to heart early in the nuclear era, it took almost forty years for the community in general.

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Ris, M.D. Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Highland Avenue, Madison, WisconsinUSA \\"The splitting of. In Impact of the Threat of Nuclear War on Children and Adolescents, T.

Solantaus, E. Chivian, M. Vartanyan, and S. Chivian, eds. Boston: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. ~9Holmborg, P. O., and A. Bergstrom. Psychological Impact of Nuclear Disasters in Children and Adolescents Article in Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America 24(4).

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