How climate change can impact mental health – BBC World Service



Mitzi Jonelle Tan lives in the Philippines and has experienced numerous typhoons. She describes what she experiences as ‘climate trauma’ and how it has contributed to her having panic attacks and anxiety.

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Research shows that the conditions for extreme weather events like floods and typhoons are made more likely by climate change and may contribute to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression.

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