Mental health, cognition and the challenge of climate change

Butler, Colin D., Bowles, Devin C., McIver, Lachlan, and Page, Lisa (2014) Mental health, cognition and the challenge of climate change. In: Butler, Colin D., (ed.) Climate Change and Global Health. CABI, Wallingford, UK, pp. 251-259.

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Abstract

This chapter explores the links between mental health and climate change and describes the mental health effects (e.g., anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder) of the primary, secondary and tertiary manifestations of climate change. The cognitive obstacles to dealing with climate change and the cognitive solutions for addressing climate change are discussed.

Item ID: 40977
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-78064-265-9
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Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2016 02:56
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111714 Mental Health @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920405 Environmental Health @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health @ 50%
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