Global Warming May Cloud Americans’ Mental Health

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) As the Trump Administration moves to undo certain climate change policies, a leading group of U.S. psychologists has issued a report that says warming trends and related extreme weather events could wreak havoc on mental health. “The impacts of climate change will not be restricted to those who are directly affected,” said Susan Clayton, co-author of a. Climate change presents “a far more widespread threat to our well-being through direct and indirect impacts on mental health,” said Clayton, a professor of psychology at. THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) As the Trump Administration moves to undo certain climate change policies, a leading group of U.S. psychologists has issued a report that says warming trends and related extreme weather events could wreak havoc on mental health. Climate change may cloud Americans’ mental health: report by Alan Mozes, Healthday Reporter (HealthDay)—As the Trump Administration moves to undo certain climate change policies, a leading group of.

Climate change may cloud Americans’ mental health: report 30 March 2017, by Alan Mozes, Healthday Reporter (HealthDay)—As the Trump Administration moves. New data compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) illuminate the quantitative toll the pandemic has on Americans’ mental health, with a. The stress of worrying about climate change’s impacts may also lead to maladaptive coping mechanisms, such as substance abuse, while heightening people’s risk for. Climate change and related disasters cause anxiety-related responses as well as chronic and severe mental health disorders.

2 Flooding and prolonged droughts have been associated with elevated levels of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorders. 3 The trauma and losses from a disaster, such as losing a home or job and being disconnected from neighborhood and community, can contribute to. 4 Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance American Psychological Association | ecoAmerica 5 When you think about climate change, mental health might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Americans are beginning to grow familiar with climate change and its health.

Climate instability is one of the most urgent public health threats of the 21st Century. Mental health is profoundly impacted by the disruptions associated with climate change. Since individuals have only a limited impact, we can be more effective when we join together and amplify our voices and our actions.

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Which makes me think climate change doesn’t cause mental illness.

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At the same time, the trauma of climate change-related events will stress mental health, especially among the elderly, the young, and those already suffering from mental illness.

“Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption” by Alice C. Hill, Leonardo Martinez-Diaz
from Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption
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Climate change: the next challenge for public mental health?

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Research on climate change also considers the mental health issues that arise as a result of the extreme weather events that appear to be linked to it.

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In fact, a study by Stephan Lewandowsky, professor of psychology at the University of Western Australia, and colleagues found that an individual’s belief in climate change increases when presented with evidence of the scientific consensus on the issue.

“How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate” by Andrew J. Hoffman
from How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate
by Andrew J. Hoffman
Stanford University Press, 2015

Over the past decade, the discipline of psychology has become increasingly interested in climate change.

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This is because climate change implicates several cognitive illusions.

“World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior” by World Bank
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Not all climate change news will necessarily arouse fear.

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The panic and denial and right-wing absurdity about global warming are understandable.

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by Imre Szeman, Dominic Boyer
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017

Australian columnist Andrew Bolt reported that 2008 saw the first diagnosed case of “climate change delusion.”

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