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Document ID (ISN)42056
CIS number 84-1061
ISSN - Serial title 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Parkinson D.K., Bromet E.J.
Title Correlates of mental health in nuclear and coal-fired power plant workers
Bibliographic information Aug. 1983, Vol.9, No.4, p.341-345. 8 ref.
Abstract 104 workers from the Three Mile Island plant, 122 from another nuclear power plant, and 151 from 2 coal-fired generating plants were compared. Coal-fired plant workers were somewhat more symptomatic than nuclear plant workers. The coal-fired plant workers perceived less stress but more problems with workplace exposures. The Three Mile Island accident did not seem to leave long-term residual psychological difficulties in workers 2.5 years after the accident.
Descriptors (primary) neuropsychic stress; mental health; nuclear power stations; thermal power stations; electric power generation
Descriptors (secondary) comparative study; sequelae
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Power generation and distribution
Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout