ERIC Number: ED241430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Psychosocial Aspects of Nuclear Developments. Task Force Report 20.
American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC.
This is the report of a task force formed to bring psychological understanding to bear on the various aspects of the development of nuclear arms and nuclear energy and the threat they pose to human physical, mental, and emotional health. The first of seven articles considers the sociopsychological aspects of the nuclear arms race. Other articles address the emotional responses to nuclear issues and terrorism, United States-Soviet relations in the nuclear context, the relationship of secrecy to nuclear developments, the impact of nuclear developments on children and adolescents, and the psychological aspects of the accident at Three Mile Island. A concluding article reviews relevant literature. (LP)
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Child Welfare, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Response, International Relations, Mental Health, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Warfare, Physical Health, Political Issues, Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Studies, Psychology, Social Influences
American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1400 K St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005 ($12.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Three Mile Island); Terrorism