The effect of nature exposure on the mental health of patients: a systematic review

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Abstract

The effect of nature-based interventions on self-reported mental well-being in patients with physical disease is gaining increasing attention. However, there is a lack of randomized controlled trials investigating this area. Due to the massive costs in health care systems, there is a need for new strategies to address these issues and an urgent need for attention to this field. Nature-based interventions are low cost, easy to implement, and should get attention within the health care field. Therefore, the objective was to find the impact of nature interventions on mental well-being in humans with a physical disease.
Original languageEnglish
JournalQuality of Life Research
Volume28
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)1695–1703
Number of pages9
ISSN0962-9343
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

Keywords

  • research designs, theory and method

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