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Extreme weather is a cause of post-traumatic stress

Anyone who has experienced a flood or wildfire is at high risk of mental illness and post-traumatic stress. The more helpless people are made to feel, the worse it is for their mental health.
With nightmares and tears, a Kentucky town feels the long reach of a tornado's trauma

With nightmares and tears, a Kentucky town feels the long reach of a tornado's trauma

The physical toll on Mayfield, Ky., is evident. The psychological anguish will be equally difficult to overcome.
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long-lasting mental health effects of wildfires
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The long-lasting mental health effects of wildfires

Across the West, fire season lasts longer and has become more intense than any time in history—tens of thousands of structures burn every year, and dozens of people die. But new research is highlighting a different problem: those who survive are never the same.
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When everything burns

The Sonoma fires — massive, terrifying and massively terrifying — were also very real for those in the middle of them. Twice.
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After the wildfire: Treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

After the wildfire: Treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the trauma.

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Faced with floods and suicides, US readies for a warmer world

Faced with floods and suicides, US readies for a warmer world

Extreme weather linked to climate change is creating hardships for many - but the psychological trauma is barely on the map.

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