Long-term exposure to environmental pollution is harmful for mental health in older adults

7 June, 2023 in subject Medicine

With the continuous acceleration of urbanization, people are inevitably exposed to high levels of environmental pollution, especially air and noise pollution. However, the impact of long-term exposure to environmental pollution on mental health among older adults remains unclear.

Jing Wu will defend her thesis entitled “Ambient Air Pollution and Transportation Noise: How They Affect Mental Health in Older Adults” on 15 June 2023.

“My thesis examines long-term exposure to air pollution in relation to cognitive function and depression among older adults, as well as the effects of transportation noise on cognitive decline and impairment.”

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