Electrohypersensitivity: a functional impairment due to an inaccessible environment. Paper by Professor Olle Johansson


Abstract: In Sweden, electrohypersensitivity is recognized as a functional impairment which implies only the environment as the culprit.

The Swedish view provides persons with this impairment a maximal legal protection, it gives them the right to get accessibility measures for free, as well as governmental subsidies and municipality economic support, and to provide them with special Ombudsmen (at the municipality, the EU, and the UN level, respectively), the right and economic means to form disability organizations and allow these to be part of national and international counterparts, all with the simple and single aim to allow persons with the functional impairment electrohypersensitivity to live an equal life in a society based on equality.... 

Read full Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26613327

Rev Environ Health. 2015;30(4):311-21. doi: 10.1515/reveh-2015-0018.

Johansson O.

PMID: 26613327

DOI: 10.1515/reveh-2015-0018

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