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Burnout and Psychiatric Distress in Local Caregivers Two Years After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Disaster

Fujitani, K., Carroll, M., Yanagisawa, R., and Katz, C. (2015). Burnout and Psychiatric Distress in Local Caregivers Two Years After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Disaster. (Abstract only.) Community Mental Health Journal.

The authors surveyed caregivers more than two years after the disaster and found a "significant number" indicated signs of emotional exhaustion and psychological distress. The authors call for long-term psychological support and better working conditions for caregivers.
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