February 11, 2020

Episode 21.5: [Tragedy Tuesday] Chernobyl’s Mental Health Fallout

Following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the threat of radiation was ubiquitous.  While radiation took its toll physically, it took an arguably heavier toll on the minds of those that lived near the nuclear plant... and even the world at large.  A psychology professor joins us to talk about the long-term mental health effects of the Reactor Number Four meltdown in 1986.

 

Gerri's song pick:: Recoil Ignite by Mono
https://monoofjapan.bandcamp.com/track/recoil-ignite

 

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