Natural Environments and Human Health

Natural Environments and Human Health

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The role natural environments play in human health and wellbeing is attracting increasing attention. There is growing medical evidence that access to the natural environment can prevent disease, aid recovery, tackle obesity and improve mental health. This book examines the history of natural environments being used for stress-reduction, enjoyment, aesthetics and catharsis, and traces the development of the connection between humans and the environment, and how they impact our personal and collective health.Crews, D.J., Lochbaum, M.R. and Landers, D.M. (2004) Aerobic physical activity effects on psychological well-being ... Davis, J. (2008) Psychological benefits of nature experiences: an outline of research and theory with special reference to transpersonal psychology. Available at: PSYCHOLOGICAL_ BENEFITS_OF_NATURE_EXPERIENCES.pdf (accessed 6 April 2013). ... The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development, 2nd edn.

Title:Natural Environments and Human Health
Author:Alan W Ewert, Denise S Mitten, Jillisa R Overholt
Publisher:CABI - 2014-04-25


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