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DOI:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182443
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Author(s):Hartig, Terry; Mitchell, Richard; de Vries, Sjerp; Frumkin, Howard
Author Affiliation:Hartig: Institute for Housing and Urban Research, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Mitchell: Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom; de Vries: Alterra/Cultural Geography, Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, The Netherlands; Frumkin: School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Title:Nature and health
Section:Environmental and occupational health
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Source:Annual Review of Public Health. Vol. 35, March 2014, p. 207-228.
# of Pages:22
Publishing Information:Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews, Inc.
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Keywords:TIC Keywords: Greenspace; Health benefits; Research; Urban habitat; Urbanization
Abstract/Contents:"Urbanization, resource exploitation, and lifestyle changes have diminished possibilities for human contact with nature in many societies. Concern about the loss has helped motivate research on the health benefits of contact with nature. Reviewing that research here, we focus on nature as represented by aspects of the physical environment relevant to planning, design, and policy measures that serve broad segments of urbanized societies. We discuss difficulties in defining "nature" and reasons for the current expansion of the research field, and we assess available reviews. We then consider research on pathways between nature and health involving air quality, physical activity, social cohesion, and stress reduction. Finally, we discuss methodological issues and priorities for future research. The extant research does describe an array of benefits of contact with nature, and evidence regarding some benefits is strong; however, some findings indicate caution is needed in applying beliefs about those benefits, and substantial gaps in knowledge remain."
Language:English
References:141
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Hartig, T., R. Mitchell, S. de Vries, and H. Frumkin. 2014. Nature and health. Annual Review of Public Health. 35:p. 207-228.
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DOI: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182443
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