Ecopsychology

Ecopsychology news relating to eco disasters and human psychology from Clinically Psyched.

Far Reaching Psychological Impact Of BP Oil Spill

Far Reaching Psychological Impact Of BP Oil Spill

New research has uncovered the negative psychological impact the 2010 BP oil spill has had on communities not directly effected by the crisis. In a report to be published in this month’s Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers explain that people living in communities which were not directly effected by the oil spill report significant levels of anxiety and depression related to the event.

Long Lasting Psychological Effects Of The B.P Oil Spill On Gulf Coast Residents

Long Lasting Psychological Effects Of The B.P Oil Spill On Gulf Coast Residents

A new report published in Ecopsychology explores the psychological effect on residents in the Gulf coast area affected by April’s oil spill. The report suggests that anger, depression and feelings of helplessness will be long lasting effects for those affected by the B.P oil spill.