Over the last few decades depression and anxiety have spread like wildfire in the western world. More and more people sense that something is wrong, without being able to name it. The fear and despair that some individuals experience in response to the ecological, social and cultural threats we are facing has been given a label. Eco-anxiety is the new buzzword that makes the rounds amongst climate-aware mental health professionals. The American Psychological Association references eco-anxiety as a likely effect climate change may have on our mental health. We could say that eco-anxiety is heightened ...


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