Air Quality and Mental Health

Air pollution, including particulate matter from forest fires, is a leading cause of health problems globally. It is also linked to psychiatric problems in children and adolescents. We take a closer look at the evidence and clinical implications in this episode.

https://www.thecarlatreport.com/podcast/air-pollution-and-mental-health/

 

Author
Joshua Feder, M.D. Dr. Feder's Blog

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