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Media Type: News / Op - Ed
Date of Publication: August 10, 2015
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: In These Times and The Institute for Public Affairs
Author(s): Martin de Bourmont, Dayton Martindale
Is climate change causing pre-traumatic stress disorder in millennials?
Across polls, younger generations show greater concern about the threat of climate change, but this concern often manifests as anxiety and a sense of hopelessness. Learn more about what some are calling pre-traumatic stress disorder through the link above.
“While [climate change] doesn’t affect me on a day-to-day basis, it is probably my greatest existential concern,” says Eric Collins, a 23-year-old Ohio resident. When asked if the world was getting better or worse, Collins responded, “Probably worse.”