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Relation of IQ and Mental Health with certain environmental situation.

09 Dec
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Is it possible that person's IQ and Mental health gradually deteriorate  if he is exposed to certain special situations like exposure to environmental pollution, inhale lot of fungus spores or work in factory environment? 

11 Dec
Dr. KV Anand

Doctors Answer

Dec 11, 2015 08:09 PM

Dear, IQ and mental health are related. IQ is directly proportional to experience and general awareness, abilities, skills etc. Mental health is purely mental hygiene. Whe mental hygiene is low, naturally the grasping and perception power reduces which affects the overall IQ in long and medium term. There may not be any change in the short term. The situations you have given here do affect the mental health and therefore IQ is also affected.