Articles

Elsevier,

Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 13, 1 September 2023

This article advances SDG # 3, 4, 8, 10 and 13 by compiling evidence showing that climate change and its various consequences can adversely affect brain development in the fetal through the early childhood stages. Long-term consequences on health, education and economies are significant. T
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One Earth, Volume 6, 15 September 2023

This article advances SDG # 13 by identifying political economy "enabling conditions" of climate action and recommends a framework for assessing and measuring progress.
Elsevier,

Cell Reports Physical Science, Volume 4, 20 September 2023

Climate change is driving the need for cool spaces, which currently relies largely on mechanical air conditioning that consumes power and contributes to emissions. This article examines how to create a passive cooling system with good ventilation using no mechanical equipment, achieving sub-ambient temperature cooling that could be extended to larger homes and structures. As such, it supports SDGs 3 (ensuring access to cool livable spaces), SDG 9 (more sustainable infrastructure to cool homes), and SDG 13 (reducing the need for traditional air conditioning).
Elsevier,

The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, Volume 32, September 2023

This editorial highlights the urgent unmet need to develop and test more treatment options for mental disorders.
Elsevier,

Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 21, September 2023

Long-distance truckers suffer more than the average from depression. This paper identifies positive and negative factors associated with this and suggests remedial actions.
Elsevier,

eClinicalMedicine, Volume 63, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by showing that, among suicide decedents in NSW, Australia, most had little contact with healthcare in the year before death, suggesting that suicide prevention measures could be introduced in non-healthcare settings such as schools, universities, and workplaces. The authors also note that suicide prevention strategies should also target people with worsening physical health conditions, especially those prescribed opioids, and people with serious mental health conditions who have missed appointments or reduced appointment frequency with mental health professionals.
Elsevier,

Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 13, 1 September 2023

The data in this study highlights how important it is for future mental health policy and practice to incorporate support for those experiencing climate-related emotional distress and its mental health impacts.
Elsevier,

European Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, Volume 7, September 2023

Nightmares are a re-experiencing symptom of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Nightmare features are associated with PTSD and CPTSD symptom-severity. Other variables may better predict CPTSD.
Elsevier,

European Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, Volume 7, September 2023

In this study, the relationship between levels of dissociation, several pre-placement factors and other background variables was explored to facilitate understanding of the high prevalence of dissociation in adolescents living in care.
Elsevier,

Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 21, September 2023

How people commute to work can have a significant effect on their mental health. This article shows that private car is worse than public or active transport in this respect. Policy measures can encourage people to use modes of transport that promote better mental health.

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