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Title: Disaster-area kids under hard stress
Date: Sep. 12, 2012
At a junior high school in southern Miyagi, the number of students who were frequently unable to attend class because of headaches and stomachaches and visited the school nurse increased sharply this year.
Also, the effects of the disaster are manifested in different forms.
Child psychiatrist Hiroaki Honma, 62, chief of the children’s center of the Miyagi Prefectural Government, said children are easily losing concentration and becoming irritable.
Published: September 15th, 2012 at 5:13 pm ET