Climate change and mental health: a causal pathways framework

  title={Climate change and mental health: a causal pathways framework},
  author={Helen Louise Berry and Kathryn J. Bowen and Tord Kjellstrom},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
Climate change will bring more frequent, long lasting and severe adverse weather events and these changes will affect mental health. We propose an explanatory framework to enhance consideration of how these effects may operate and to encourage debate about this important aspect of the health impacts of climate change. Literature review. Climate change may affect mental health directly by exposing people to trauma. It may also affect mental health indirectly, by affecting (1) physical health… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
66 Citations
83 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 66 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 83 references

Climate change, displacement and health. In: McAdam J (ed) Climate change and displacement: multidisciplinary perspectives

  • AJ McMichael, C McMichael, H Berry, KJ Bowen
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Global trends of work-related injuries and diseases

  • T Kjellstrom, C Hogstedt
  • Elgstrand K, Pettersson I (eds) OSH and…
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Investigating links between transport disadvantage, social exclusion and well-being in Melbourne–Preliminary results

  • G Currie, T Richardson, +6 authors R Kinnear
  • Transp Policy
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Managing the health effects of climate change . UCL Institute for Global Health and Lancet Commission

  • A Costello, M Abbas
  • 2009

Primary care responses

  • GA 29273–280 Blashki, HL Berry, MJ Kidd
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…