Mouse plague impacting NSW residents’ mental health like that of natural disasters, expert says
Images of the mouse plague that has gripped parts of New South Wales in recent months are enough to make anyone feel uncomfortable.
But experts are concerned the plague is taking a much more significant toll on those who are living through it, with the mental health impact being compared to that experienced by people during natural disasters including bushfires and drought.
Dr Gene Hodgins, an associate professor from the School of Psychology at Charles Sturt University, said western NSW residents he had spoken to have experienced a number of issues linked to chronic stress…
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