Dr. Joseph Taliercio on the impacts of rising temperature on mental health

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08.14.2023

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CBC Clinician and Research Coordinator Dr. Joseph Taliercio, discussed the impacts of rising temperature on mental health in a webinar for the American Psychological Association and on NPR’s 1A show.

Dr. Taliercio, who treats patients and conducts research at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) shared research showing increases in emotional dysregulation, impaired cognitive functioning and even increases in suicide associated with rising heat.

The APA webinar was co-presented with over 300 people in attendance from around the world on July 20. On 1A, he was joined by environmental and environmental health scientists out of Boston University and the Laureate Institute for Brain Research on July 31.

The APA recording and materials can be found on the webinars page on the APA website under “The Effects of Heat and Air Pollution on the Brain and Behavior. The interview is now available as a podcast on the 1A website.

 

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