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Psychological effects of the atomic attacks on Japan

Irving Lester Janis

Psychological effects of the atomic attacks on Japan

29 August 1950

by Irving Lester Janis

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic bomb -- Psychological aspects.,
  • War -- Psychological aspects.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.

  • About the Edition

    Brings together all of the published observational material on reactions at Hiroshima and Nagasaki for the purpose of arriving at a comprehensive view of the psychological effects of the A-bomb attacks. -- p. i.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesResearch memorandum (Rand Corporation) RM-439.
    Statementby Irving L. Janis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF767 .J3 1950, UF767 .J3 1950
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 69 leaves ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17726605M
    LC Control Number51000737

      The escalating threats between North Korea and the United States make it easy to forget the “nuclear nightmare,” as former US Secretary of Defense William J. Perry put it, that could result even from the use of just a single terrorist nuclear bomb in the heart of a major city.. At the risk of repeating the vast literature on the tragedies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki—and .   Misinformation breeds discrimination. As if it wasn’t enough to experience the trauma of a nuclear bomb, many hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) also faced appalling discrimination.. It appears.

    As noted by others, the US carefully considered how to use the bomb. You should read the excellent book “The Making of the Atomic Bomb” by Richard Rhodes which discusses this subject in depth, and a host of other interesting facts on the subject. I'd like to start this review with a quote from the testimony of a second-grade girl in the Genbaku no ko by Arata Osada as quoted in Hiroshima and Nagasaki the Physical Medical and Social Effects of the Atomic Bombings on page My older brother went off to do compulsory labor and was never seen again.4/5.

    The first atomic bomb used in warfare, was dropped on Hiroshima Japan, on August 6th (Morton ). The plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan was the B Enola Gay, and the dropping of the atomic bomb would save thousands of lives (Alperovitz 1).   This is not an easy question to answer, because our knowledge of the long term implications of radiation exposure is fairly limited. In fact, the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bomb survivors are probably the largest cohort that have been followed for th.


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Psychological effects of the atomic attacks on Japan by Irving Lester Janis Download PDF EPUB FB2

The renewed threat of nuclear devastation in Japan reminds us again of these costs. While there have been numerous studies conducted on the physiological effects of the Atomic bombings in Japan, there have been few that examine what psychological effects the Atomic bombs had on the people of Japan; we will discuss two of them here.

The Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, secret, unpublished three-volume May report The 14 October to 26 November U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey of Hiroshima is the key compendium of data, with much more data than any. While the book is rather dry, the sheer amount of information provided in words, graphs, and tables allows it to overcome this detriment.

This book is a great overview of the physics and medical effects of nuclear weapons. The overall stance is critical towards nuclear weapons, but the explanations are clear and backed up by citations and research/5(6).

The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9,respectively, with the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec two bombings killed betweenandpeople, most of whom were civilians, and remain the first and only use of nuclear weapons in Location: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

Psychological effects of the atomic attacks on Japan book Of the many effects of atomic bombing of United States cities, few, if any, are more difficult to assess than the psychological effects.

Assuming our ground zero and the size of the explosive force, and with some knowledge of the physical structures and the terrain, we can do a pretty good job of assessing physical destruc.

Samuel Glasstone, The Effects of Atomic Weapons, U.S. Department of Defense, first published in Junerevised edition September U.S. Government. For the first time in history, the world was made to witness the terrifyingly protracted effects of an atomic attack.

The eviscerating blasts tore through the two Japanese cities on 6 and 9 Augustrespectively, ripping up buildings and instantly cremating everything and everyone within a few hundred metres of ground : Harry Atkins. Psychological effect of the Nagasaki atomic bombing on survivors after half a century Article in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 54(1).

Psychological Effects. The extent of psychological and social effects of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was captured by an in-depth interview study conducted in 56 and numerous other anecdotal reports. 57 A survey conducted 17 to 20 years after the bombings found that people who were in the city at the time of the bombings reported Cited by: Irving Lester Janis - 21 works Add another.

Most Editions | First Psychological effects of the atomic attacks on Japan by Irving Lester Janis 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. The psychological impact of air attacks by. Psychological Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima The Theme of Death Hiroshima commands our attention now, eighteen years after its exposure to the atomic bomb, perhaps even more insistently than when the event actually occurred.1 We are compelled by the uni versal threat of nuclear weapons to study the impact of such weapons.

Dr. Robert Jay Lifton, a psychiatrist who studied the psychological effects of the bomb on survivors in Hiroshima, described ways hibakusha often felt numb following their experience in his influential book, “Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima.”.

The atomic bombs’ immediate effects devastated both cities and killed betweenandpeople. But the psychological toll of radiation may be one of the most enduring parts of the Author: Marissa Fessenden.

The Atomic Bomb: Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Mark I. Selden & Kyoko I. Selden (Editors) This book is a collection of poems, photographs, essays, and memoirs by survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

It explores the consequences of nuclear warfare, and describes the effects on its victims in gruesome detail. Nagasaki University doctors performed extensive psychological research inon the occasion of 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing.

We found that about 7, survivors showed a very high incidence of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder after fifty years, a very large-scale psychological consequence. They suffer from flashbacks. PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ATOMIC BOMBING 14 May i COLONEL NORMAN: Admiral Hague, distinguished guests, gentle- men of the college: It has been said that people fear those things which they don't understand or comprehend.

Of the many effects of atomic. Irving Lester Janis has written: 'Groupthink' 'Personality' -- subject(s): Personality 'Psychological effects of the atomic attacks on Japan' -- subject(s): Atomic bomb, Psychological aspects.

Make sure to like and subscribe. Celebrating International Peace Day today. Come see a piece of history looks like, on a somber trip. The detonation of atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August resulted in horrific casualties.

The long-term effects of radiation exposure also increased cancer rates in the survivors. The Effects of the Atomic Bombings HIROSHIMA--from the top of the Red Cross Hospital looking northwest.

Frame buildings recently erected. THE ATTACKS AND DAMAGE 1. The attacksA single atomic bomb, the first weapon of its type ever used against a target, exploded over the city of Hiroshima at on the morning of 6 August.

Fig. 1 is a picture of the Nagasaki, Japan nuclear bomb mushroom and it clearly shows the power of nuclear warfare. It should be of no surprise that after the first military use of nuclear weapons, the world was astounded by the power and threat that nuclear warfare presents.“Dr.

Y. Hiraiwa, professor of Hiroshima University of Literature and Science, and one of my church members, was buried by the bomb under the two storied house with .The U.S.

atomic attacks killed an estimatedpeople in Hiroshima and more t in Nagasaki, either instantly or later through the horrific effects of burns from the white-hot nuclear.