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PROBLEMS OF PERCEPTION AND SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF RISK FROM IONIZING RADIATION

By G. M. Rumyantseva and O. V. Chinkina

Abstract

<span>Perception of risk from ionizing radiation is the basis ofpsychic traumatizing during radiological </span><span>accidents and incidents. Various approaches to the evaluation of this phenomenon and the results ofresearch done during the last twenty years are analyzed in the article. It is shown that cognitive representations ofrisk, emotional value attitude to the radiation hazard, motivation andpersonal attitudes, strategies and social and psychological resources of radiation threat processing and overcoming are presented and are in the complex interaction at the same time in this multi-component composition.</span

Topics: радиация, восприятие, риск, авария, психологическая дезадаптация, копинг-стратегия, психическое здоровье, стресс, Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, R895-920, Radioactivity and radioactive substances, QC794.95-798
Publisher: Saint-Petersburg Research Institute of Radiation Hygiene after Professor P.V. Ramzaev
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:dbcf770895844c7799f9d173a9d8c21d
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