Mental health, cognition and the challenge of climate change

Colin BUTLER, Devin C Bowles, Lachlan McIver, Lisa Page

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClimate Change and Global Health
EditorsC.D Butler
Place of PublicationWallingford, UK
PublisherCABI
Chapter26
Pages251-259
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781780642659
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameClimate Change and Global Health

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    BUTLER, C., Bowles, D. C., McIver, L., & Page, L. (2014). Mental health, cognition and the challenge of climate change. In C. D. Butler (Ed.), Climate Change and Global Health (pp. 251-259). (Climate Change and Global Health). CABI. https://doi.org/10.1079/9781780642659.0251