Climate Change impacting mental health

April 3, 2012

A report issued by the US National Wildlife Federation explores the relationship of extreme and erratic weather and mental health. The report concludes that climate change is leading to severe depression, anxiety and even suicide amongst those who have been impacted by floods, tornadoes, storms, droughts and other extreme weather events. Children the elderly and the poor feel the impacts worst of all. The report suggests that those in the psychiatric field be trained to address the psychological reactions to extreme weather. Read more in Forbes Magazine.