Year: 1983 Source: Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, Supplement no.1, (Winter 1983), p.53-55 SIEC No: 19842227

Physical health & psycho-social impacts are very much related. There are indications that not only the psychological & social well-being of native peoples but also the physical health & nutritional status has deteriorated in the face of resource development activities in the Arctic. Examples are provided of nutritional anemia, infections, obesity, arteriosclerosis & metabolic problems in adults, as well as family breakdown, alcohol abuse, venereal disease & deaths due to violence.