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Mental Health and Climate Change
IFF were asked by the Mental Health Foundation to help develop a process for investigating the relationship between climate change and mental health, eg the impact of the perceived threat and our impotence in the face of it on the collective state of mind. Note that this might be seen as a specific instance of a more general condition - explored in our related project on 'psychological literacy in an age of globalisation', initiated by the World Economic Forum.
Mental Health Foundation
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012
A short introductory paper was presented to an online conference with 150 delegates in January 2005.
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Climate Change and Mental Health
A brief discussion paper prepared as an introduction and stimulation for an online conference on climate change and mental health hosted by the Mental Health Foundation in January 2005.
Date: 04 Apr 2007 Size: 112kB