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  1. Depressive symptoms and headaches in relation to proximity of residence to an alternating-current transmission line right-of-way.

    Article - En anglais

    Electric power transmission lines have become objects of public controversy.

    Hypotheses have linked neurobehavioral effects to the electric and magnetic fields that these lines produce.

    The authors conducted a telephone interview survey in November 1987 to assess the prevalence of depressive symptoms and headache in relation to proximity of residence to an alternating-current transmission line in the United States.

    Proximity to the line, defined as residing on a property abutting the right-of-way or being able to see the towers from one's house or yard, was positively associated with a measure of depressive symptoms.

    The association was not explained by demographic variables associated with depression or by attitudes about power lines or other environmental issues.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Champ électromagnétique, Etat dépressif, Céphalée, Ligne transmission, Toxicité, Trouble humeur, Homme, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Système nerveux pathologie, Trouble neurologique, Douleur, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Santé et environnement

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Electromagnetic field, Depression, Headache, Transmission line, Toxicity, Mood disorder, Human, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Nervous system diseases, Neurological disorder, Pain, United States, North America, America, Health and environment

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0343027

    Code Inist : 002A08E. Création : 199406.