Contaminating the Mind

When you think about contaminated sites, there are many health concerns that might come to mind. Breathing in toxic fumes or dust, or consuming food and water tainted with chemicals. But what does living near a contaminated site do to your mind? Research from the University of Technology Sydney is drawing connections between contamination and worry, proving that it can be as much about your psychological health as it is physical wellbeing.


Erica McIntyre – Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney.

Jason Prior – Associate Professor from the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney.

Andrew Ferguson – City Councillor for Canada Bay in Rhodes.

Joe – Rhodes Resident.

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