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The only peer-reviewed journal that places psychology and mental health in an Ecopsychology and the Long Emergency: Fostering Sanity as the World Goes. IMAGE: Ecopsychology is an online-only journal published quarterly by absolutely worst ‘environmental’ disaster” in the history of the United. Ecopsychology | Read articles with impact on ResearchGate, the Document type, Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper the social change that is necessary to avert impending global ecological disaster.

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The Journal examines the psychological, spiritual, ecopsychologh therapeutic aspects of human-nature relationships, concern about environmental issues, and responsibility for protecting natural places and other species. Breaking News Patients now living a median 6. Describing the oil spill as “the absolutely worst ‘environmental’ disaster” in the history of the United States, Winter discusses her own personal attempts to deal with the ecopxychology emotions she is experiencing by focusing at times on hopeful, positive feelings related to the “tremendous self-sacrifice and generosity of spirit” among those affected by the spill and those helping to contain it and clean up the oil.


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Ecopsychology is a peer-reviewed journal that disadter the relationship between environmental issues and mental health and well-being. In an interview published in Ecopsychology and conducted by Editorial Board member Susan Koger, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Willamette University in Salem, OR, Winter predicts a great deal of chronic depression, withdrawal, and lack of functioning among not only people directly affected by the events in the Gulf, but also people nationwide and journwl who identify or empathize with their circumstances.


It provides a forum for international dialogue among experts from a range of disciplines: With the hope that the BP spill, with all the damage and suffering it is causing, will stimulate renewed environmental activism and changes hournal attitudes and behaviors, Winter says, “this disaster is probably just the kick in the pants that the environmental movement has needed.


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New Rochelle, NY, August 30, Anger, depression, and helplessness are the main psychological responses being seen in response to the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and they are likely to have long-lasting effects, according to an interview in Ecopsychology, a peer-reviewed, online journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

The anger being expressed in response to the recent BP oil rig explosion and resulting spill of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico is “a way of masking the really unfathomable and profound despair that is just under the surface as we watch this catastrophe unfold,” says Deborah Du Nann Winter, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Whitman College Walla Walla, WA.