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Psychologists Warn of Climate Change “Ecoanxiety”
PJ Media ^ | July 3, 2014 | by PAULA BOLYARD

Posted on 07/03/2014 5:00:28 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

A study sponsored by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica warns that climate change, including an expected increase in the global mean temperature, will cause increased “ecoanxiety” resulting in severe psychological and sociological consequences. The study, Beyond Storms and Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change, led by College of Wooster psychologist Susan Clayton, warns that “we can expect a likely increase in mental health-related symptoms and conditions as a result of climate change.”

Communities at risk include those with high levels of poverty, lower education levels, large populations of older adults, children and infants, disabled people, recently arrived immigrants, migrants, or refugees, “all of whom tend to demand greater access to services that climate change can put at risk.”

Adding to the misery, global warming is expected to contribute to an increase in mosquitoes, ticks, allergies, asthma and poison ivy, which will serve to increase global anxiety.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: anxiety; climatechange; climategate; failure; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; hoax; socialism

1 posted on 07/03/2014 5:00:28 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

aka chicken little..........


2 posted on 07/03/2014 5:01:33 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

lolololololo

hahahahahahahaahahahaha

what will they think of next


3 posted on 07/03/2014 5:01:55 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Oh great, finally someone sees the my pain. I have been so worried about Minnesota flooding, other states burning up. oceans taking over entire continents, etc. Now I can go to my shrink and get some help.


4 posted on 07/03/2014 5:04:47 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Sacajaweau

Back many years ago in a published letter to Forbes, I dubbed algore, Quacky Lackey. Chicken Little occupies a roost somewhere in a University.

His Quacky Lackey promulgated the drivel that the sky was falling


5 posted on 07/03/2014 5:05:09 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Time for more Lorazapam.


6 posted on 07/03/2014 5:06:00 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“ecoanxiety”

I know I’m feeling it.

“Bartender...make that a double.”


7 posted on 07/03/2014 5:06:39 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Is this because the earth is getting warmer, colder or both? Wonder how big her grant was?

Pray America wakes up


8 posted on 07/03/2014 5:07:28 AM PDT by bray (Palin/Putin 2016)
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To: yldstrk

“what will they think of next”

Nothing surprises me anymore with libtards. I’m just disappointed I didn’t LOL more at the level of nonsense these morons come up with.


9 posted on 07/03/2014 5:07:59 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
College of Wooster psychologist Susan Clayton

AKA Jim Jones' long lost daughter.

Seriously, these people are in need of institutionalization. This is just plain creepy.

10 posted on 07/03/2014 5:08:09 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Reminds me of a certain movie... If you create it; they will come.


11 posted on 07/03/2014 5:11:54 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“will cause increased “ecoanxiety” resulting in severe psychological and sociological consequences.”

I’m sure the angst is every bit as real as the stress felt by the Americans hitting the beaches of Normandy on D Day.


12 posted on 07/03/2014 5:13:50 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

These people are insane.


13 posted on 07/03/2014 5:16:00 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Women, disabled and minorities hit hardest.

Wow, that terrible. We should do something.

I KNOW! Let’s put on a show!


14 posted on 07/03/2014 5:18:15 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Sacajaweau

The satire just writes itself these days.


15 posted on 07/03/2014 5:19:38 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Penn and Teller had an episode about this.
(warning: bad language!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v4Q9Wv10Ho


16 posted on 07/03/2014 5:20:15 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This whole ‘problem’ is getting like the old ‘joke’

Doctor tells patient:
“You seem to be pretty fit for your age, however to increase your chances of living longer, I would want you to cut back on the bacon and eggs and the other ‘high risk’ foods.”

Patient...”My grandfather religiously had 4 eggs and half a pound of bacon for breakfast EVERY morning, worked the cattle and fields ALL DAY, regardless of the weather, had a hearty lunch and heartier supper, and he lived to be 98”

DR:
“Ah yes, but that was before we were knew of the cholesterol problem”.


17 posted on 07/03/2014 5:21:50 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The next SSDI symptom for the sleaze lawyers.


18 posted on 07/03/2014 5:29:24 AM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The only “anxiety” I feel is the constant pestering of the Warmist crowd telling me how bad everything will be if I don’t stop driving cars, using coal-fueled electricity, don’t stop using paper, don’t stop using plastic bags, or just don’t stop breeding and breathing....


19 posted on 07/03/2014 5:32:18 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The newest school room practice drill is called “Duck and uncover.”

Teaches kids how to safely peal clothing off when it is too warm.


20 posted on 07/03/2014 5:32:25 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Can you say BS?


21 posted on 07/03/2014 5:36:30 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

fake hoax lie horsesh!t too


22 posted on 07/03/2014 5:37:22 AM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bookmark


23 posted on 07/03/2014 5:38:21 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Pure BS...more candidates for SSDI


24 posted on 07/03/2014 5:46:07 AM PDT by maine hunter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’m guessing climate change is nothing I need to worry about just like all the other eco scares over the last 50 years.


25 posted on 07/03/2014 5:46:07 AM PDT by Ultima
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How about a psychosis for those of us driven to distraction by the climate hoaxers?


26 posted on 07/03/2014 5:47:08 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Global Warming Psychosis - Chicken Little anxiety followed by severe cognitive dissonance when the sky keeps failing to fall.


27 posted on 07/03/2014 5:50:40 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

GW is a hoax.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyUDGfCNC-k


28 posted on 07/03/2014 5:51:41 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
So libs create this fiction of global warming, then hammer the theme ceaselessly on the news, on TV, in movies, in books, in advertisements, in the papers, in the classroom, during symposia ... A non-stop, brain-numbing drumbeat of imminent doom and destruction.

Then they bemoan the fact that people are "anxious" about the mythical changes to our ecosystem???

It's a wholly artificial anxiety caused by a wholly artificial "crisis" and magnified by irresponsible media.

29 posted on 07/03/2014 5:53:37 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: yldstrk

I’ve had to have this discussion with my kids in elementary school. They’re reading how global warming will cause summers to get hotter and we won’t have energy to cool off, water shortages, food shortages, disease. It is famine, plague and death - but without the religious view that gives salvation at the end. The eco-extreme view is in the text book as science and incorporated in many lessons that if you don’t live in poverty now, you’ll live in a living hell in the future - their adulthood.
I’ve spent hours discussing why they are wrong and what can be so much better.
And most parents don’t bother or actually believe the stuff themselves.
I wouldn’t be surprised if the suicide rate is much higher for the kids that will have been raised on this stuff.


30 posted on 07/03/2014 6:04:51 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, when the kooky left keeps hammering on the meme that carbon dioxide is a poison (rather than an essential component of life), what do you expect? Of course other kooky leftists are going to become anxious!

I suspect that the root issue for much angst is that life is simply too easy. We really do not have many of the real problems that people used to have to worry about. And there seems to be a need to have real existential problems to fret about. What are people supposed to do when they don’t have to worry that their children will all die of some horrid disease, or that next year’s food supply will be wiped out because of drought?


31 posted on 07/03/2014 6:16:34 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

...“we can expect a likely increase in mental health-related symptoms and conditions as a result of THE LIES ABOUT climate change.”

Corrected version.


32 posted on 07/03/2014 6:27:23 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Thorliveshere

This propaganda anxiety is produced to induce exactly that anxiety. It is the basis of motivating the sheople learned in every social psychology class, or progressive how-to become a community organizer class.


33 posted on 07/03/2014 6:31:04 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

“A study sponsored by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica warns that climate change, including an expected increase in the global mean temperature, will cause increased “ecoanxiety” resulting in severe psychological and sociological consequences”

A study sponsored by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica warns that climate change, including an expected increase in the global mean temperature, will cause increased “ecoanxiety” in liberals resulting in further severe psychological and sociological consequences.

There, fixed it.


34 posted on 07/03/2014 6:46:42 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Once a politician has determined to do anything to keep his seat, he no longer deserves it.)
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To: Vision
GW is a hoax.

I just took the half-hour plus to watch Mr. Coleman's presentation. I'm going to forward a link to it to several AGW supporters I know. I'll guarantee that none of them will watch it all the way through; it conflicts with their collectivist world view.

35 posted on 07/03/2014 7:08:10 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

It will depend on how honest they are.


36 posted on 07/03/2014 7:10:06 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
STOP ghoulish public school ‘teachers’ from scaring the wits out of our children with these liberal bullshit lies about ‘global warming’...

STOP THEM FROM HURTING OUR CHILDREN

HOW would liberal elites feel if conservatives were teaching THEIR children that they would go to hell and burn for eternity if they didn't FOLLOW OUR BELIEFS?

Damn liberal hysterical monster scaring our children with lies...

37 posted on 07/03/2014 8:02:15 AM PDT by GOPJ (Why no outrage over IRS targeting? Same reason Pravda didn't make a stink about gulags.FREnterprise)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

LOL, well done.


38 posted on 07/03/2014 8:21:22 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So if I suffer from Climate Change Anxiety and later on when their climate change models don’t pan out, can i sue Al Gore for suffering?


39 posted on 07/03/2014 8:42:07 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: GraceG

you might sue for anxiety suffering now, no need to wait.


40 posted on 07/03/2014 8:43:21 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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41 posted on 07/03/2014 12:54:35 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Border Crisis = Cloward-Piven, Chicano-style!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Eco-Porn requires no actual warming to be dangerous to your mental health.


42 posted on 07/03/2014 2:52:49 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

EarthFirst Mourning Loss of a Tree - Crying & Screaming

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElJFYwRtrH4


43 posted on 07/03/2014 3:36:00 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Tell them to take a pill and chill.


44 posted on 07/03/2014 7:08:43 PM PDT by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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