Climate Change and Health
Climate change is a major problem caused by the increase in human activity leading to several direct and indirect impact on health. This article provides an overview of the current and projected climate change risks and impacts to mental health and provides recommendations for priority actions to address the mental health consequences of climate change.
2. Katie Hayes, G. Blashki, J. Wiseman, S. Burke, and L. Reifels. Climate change and mental health: risks, impacts and priority actions. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2018; 12: 28.
3. McMichael AJ, Woodruff RE, Hales S. Climate change and human health: present and future risks. Lancet. 2006;367(9513):859–869
4. Berry HL, Bowen K, Kjellstrom T. Climate change and mental health: a causal pathways framework. Int J Public Health. 2010;55(2):123–132.
5. Bourque F, Cunsolo Willox A. Climate change: the next challenge for public mental health? Int Rev Psychiatry. 2014;26(4):415–422
6. Nurse J, Basher D, Bone A, Bird W. An ecological approach to promoting population mental health and well-being—a response to the challenge of climate change. Perspect Public Health. 2010;130(1):27–33.
7. Agnew R. Dire forecast: a theoretical model of the impact of climate change on crime. Theor Criminol. 2012;16(1):21–42
8. Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Wehner MF, Sun L. Detection and attribution of climate extremes in the observed record. Weather Clim Extremes 2016;11:17–27.