We need to talk about “ecoanxiety”: Climate change is causing PTSD, anxiety, and depression on a mass scale

Signal of change / We need to talk about “ecoanxiety”: Climate change is causing PTSD, anxiety, and depression on a mass scale

By Dorothy Ng / 11 Apr 2017

We need to talk about "ecoanxiety": Climate change is causing PTSD, anxiety, and depression on a mass scale

Depression, anxiety, grief, despair, stress-even suicide: The damage of unfolding climate change isn't only counted in water shortages and wildfires, it's likely eroding mental health on a mass scale, too, reports the American Psychological Association, the preeminent organization of American mental health professionals. Direct, acute experience with a changing climate-the trauma of losing a home...



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