Accession Number : AD0681198

Title :   PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON SELECTED EFFECTS OF A GENERAL WAR (1ST), VOLUME I.

Descriptive Note : Special rept.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SANTA BARBARA CALIF DASA INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS CENTER

Report Date : FEB 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 437

Abstract : Topics discussed were: Somatic Effects from Blast, Thermal, Acute Radiation and Chronic Radiation; Genetic Effects on Children of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Ionizing Radiation and Chromosomal Changes, and Genetic Studies of Drosophila in Mice and Humans; and Psychosocial Effects including Psychosocial Response in Hiroshima. Social Impact on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Attitudinal implications for other populations. The conference was sponsored by the Defense Atomic Support Agency under the auspices of the New York Academy of Sciences. Documentation of subsequent conferences on the same subject are planned. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR WARFARE, SYMPOSIA), (*NUCLEAR WEAPONS, RADIATION EFFECTS), SYMPOSIA, DAMAGE, RADIATION EFFECTS, RADIATION INJURIES, RADIATION SICKNESS, GENETICS, DROSOPHILA, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), BLAST, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, JAPAN

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Weapons Effects(biological)
      Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE