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By Walter Leal Filho, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Fátima Alves

Analyzes the results of weather switch on health
Presents a mixture of case reviews and examples from tasks at the ground
Demonstrates concrete actions and methods for mitigate, adapt and stop the affects of weather switch on health

A significant aim of this quantity is to create and percentage wisdom in regards to the socio-economic, political and cultural dimensions of weather swap. The authors learn the consequences of weather swap at the social and environmental determinants of the overall healthiness and health of groups (i.e. poverty, fresh air, secure ingesting water, nutrients provides) and on severe occasions equivalent to floods and hurricanes. The booklet covers issues reminiscent of the social and political dimensions of the ebola reaction, inequalities in city migrant groups, in addition to water-related health and wellbeing results of weather swap. The participants suggest political and social-cultural thoughts for mitigate, adapt and forestall the affects of weather switch to human and environmental health. 

The publication might be of curiosity to students and practitioners attracted to new equipment and instruments to lessen hazards and to extend future health resilience to weather change.

Environmental Economics
Climate switch administration and Policy
Public Policy
Health Economics
Health promoting and sickness Prevention
Environmental technological know-how and Engineering

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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp 709–754 Stocker TF, Qin D, Plattner G-K, Tignor M, Allen SK, Boschung J, Nauels A, Xia Y, Bex V, Midgley PM (eds) (2013) Climate change 2013: the physical science basis. Contribution of working group I to the fifth assessment report of the intergovernmental panel on climate change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 1017/CBO9781107415324, 1535 pp Swart R, Bernstein L, Ha-Duong M, Peterson A (2009) Agreeing to disagree: uncertainty management in assessing climate change, impacts and responses by the IPCC.

There is an extensive literature in the social sciences on the theme of ‘wellbeing’, however the focus is often discipline-specific and a number of other terms are sometimes used interchangeably. In this chapter, mental well-being refers to positive psychological well-being as assessed by the World Health Organization 3 Mental Well-Being and the Eco-State: A Classification of Regions and. . 31 measure of mental well-being (WHO-5) often derived from population survey data, in this specific case the European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS).

They may use therapeutic tools such as “eco-psychology, grief/loss counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal therapies, and group therapy” (Doherty and Clayton 2011). They can provide life skill in the form of “mitigation and adaptation behaviors” training, thus enhancing the ability of people to cope with the mental health impacts of climate change (Karlsson 2011). The psychological and mental health services and interventions need to be country and culture specific. The services provided would differ from place to place, community to community, hence country to country.

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