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Lived experiences of arsenic-related psychosocial distress in rural Bangladesh

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Arsenic occurs naturally in the groundwater across much of Bangladesh, with millions exposed through drinking water. It has wide-ranging health effects, including skin lesions, cancers, heart disease, and cognitive impairment. There is also emergent but limited literature on its effects on psychosocial well-being. This paper advances the understanding of the relationship between arsenic exposure and psychosocial distress. An exploratory qualitative study was undertaken, where interviews were ...

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School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
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MSc
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Masters
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University of Oxford
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2023-04-13

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