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Main Title Invisible trauma : the psychosocial effects of invisible environmental contaminants /
Author Vyner, Henry M.
Publisher Lexington Books,
Year Published 1988
OCLC Number 16683356
ISBN 066912804X; 9780669128048
Subjects Pollution. ; Pollutants. ; Pollution--Psychological aspects. ; Environmental Health. ; Environmental Pollution--adverse effects. ; Psychophysiologic Disorders. ; Stress, Psychological--etiology. ; Umweltverschmutzung. ; Psychosoziale Belastung.
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ESAM  TD174.V95 1988 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/21/2019
Collation x, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- The plague -- Invisibility and ambiguity -- The speculative response to invisible contamination -- Introduction to case studies -- Michigan PBB case study -- Love Canal case study -- Atomic veteran case study -- Uncertainty -- Stress theory -- Nonempirical belief systems -- Hypervigilance -- Traumatic neurosis -- The psychological effects of ionizing radiation -- Interlude -- Dysfunctional medical relationships -- Blaming the victim twice -- The institutional denial of invisible threat -- Epilogue: a nation of hypochondriacs.