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The emotions of climate change

Thousands of people demonstrated in Paris to demand urgent measures against global warming, Saturday March 16, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau

By: Caroline Paré Follow

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Science has proven that the environment has an impact on our health, as well as on our ways and places of life.

Thus, an extreme climatic event (tornado or tsunami) is likely to cause significant psychological problems in its victims.

Conversely, green and natural spaces have real protective effects on our well-being.

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What is eco-anxiety?

What is the impact of climate change on our well-being?

How can a psychiatrist help us deal with it?

  • Pr Antoine Pelissolo,

    psychiatrist, head of department at

    Henri-Mondor Hospital

    in Créteil, in the Paris region, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Paris-Est Créteil.

    Author of the book 

    The emotions of climate change

    , published by Flammarion   

  • Dr Célie Massini,

    author and intern in Psychiatry.

    Creator of the blog

    misblemish.fr

    and co-author of the book 

    The emotions of climate change

    published by Flammarion   

  • Pr Prosper Gandaho,

    Professor of Adult Psychiatry at the University of Parakou in Benin.

    Head of the Psychiatry Department of the Borgou Departmental and University Hospital Center in Parakou. 

At the end of the program, we find the sports chronicle of

Dr. Jean Marc Sène

, sports doctor.

► All chronicles are accessible

here

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