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Report Links Climate Change To Mental Illness
2011-08-30 13:13:12

  A report released on Tuesday said that rates of mental illnesses - including depression and post-traumatic stress - will increase as a result of climate change. The paper says loss of social cohesion in the wake of severe weather events related to climate change could be linked to increased rates of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and substance abuse. As many as one in five people reported "emotional injury, stress and despair" in the wake of these events. The...


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