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The importance of greenspace for mental health.

Barton, J and Rogerson, M (2017) 'The importance of greenspace for mental health.' BJPsych International, 14 (4). 79 - 81. ISSN 2056-4740

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Abstract

There is an urgent global need for accessible and cost-effective pro-mental health infrastructure. Public green spaces were officially designated in the 19th century, informed by a belief that they might provide health benefits. We outline modern research evidence that greenspace can play a pivotal role in population-level mental health.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA790 Mental Health
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2017 09:39
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2017 10:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/20672

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