What is ecodepression?
Ecodepression can be defined as a feeling of being overwhelmed by the potential ecological and environmental disaster that climate change is creating. The depressive episode can be experienced as periods of hopelessness and helplessness. (Also see ecoanxiety.)
More research is needed on ecodepression.
NB. Ecodepression is not a clinically recognised disorder.
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