India: How climate change worries have affected mental health of Sunderbans residents

First Post: A number of environmental threats including that of climate change and man-animal conflict are driving villagers in Sunderbans islands towards madness and even suicide. Putting stress on the mental health of the villagers, the ill-effects of abject poverty and deprivation in the remote islands of the UNESCO World Heritage site are compounded by acute struggle against ecological hazards, experts say. Psychiatrist Arabinda N Chowdhury, who worked with the Institute of Psychiatry in Kolkata, studied......

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