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Green Spaces Deliver Lasting Mental Health Benefits

(1/13/2014)

Green Spaces Deliver Lasting Mental Health Benefits
Medical News Today
January 9, 2014

Green space in towns and cities could lead to significant and sustained improvements in mental health, finds a new study published in the journal of Environmental Science & Technology. Analyzing data that followed people over a five year period, the research has found that moving to a greener area not only improves people's mental health, but that the effect continues long after they have moved. The findings add to evidence that suggests increasing green spaces in cities - such as parks and gardens - could deliver substantial benefits to public health.

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Keywords: green, spaces, mental, health, benefits



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