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Environnement, Risques & Santé


Perception du risque des rayonnements ionisants : enseignements de la catastrophe de Fukushima Volume 17, issue 3, May-June 2018



This news is based on the following article: Takebayaski Y, Lyamzina Y, Suzuki Y, Murakami M. Risk perception and anxiety regarding radiation after the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant accident: a systematic qualitative review. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 ; 14 (11). pii : E1306. doi : 10.3390/ijerph14111306


What factors influenced the perception of radioactive risks and the corresponding level of anxiety in the Japanese population after the Fukushima accident? What were their effects? What was the impact of the meetings to inform and advise residents of the contaminated areas? This first qualitative review of the literature on the subject provides some possible answers and considerations.