Air pollution linked to mental health issues, research suggests
People who grow up in areas with poor air quality are more likely to develop depression and bipolar disorder in later life, a new study has suggested.
Analysis of health data from millions of patients found a “significant link” between mental health disorders and exposure to air pollution, especially in childhood.
The research, based on population data from the US and Denmark, is the latest in a number of studies to link air quality to ill health. View science here:
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