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Do Commercial Anglers Face Mental Challenges?

Are commercial anglers subject to a special form of mental health issues? Sure it is a little crazy. But a special category?

The mental challenges faced by commercial anglers is the basis of this story from an Australian online (ABC) news site.

Mental Health of Commercial Anglers

From the story:

The survey by Deakin University aims to find out more about the mental health and stress suffered by fishermen working in the industry.

Project leader Tanya King said researchers had known for a long time anecdotally that mental health in the fishing industry was on the decline, but there was no data.

We know that commercial fishing is hard, tough, challening, dangerous, and a little crazy. To focus on them for their collective mental health seemed a little much to us, however. You can read the whole story here.



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