Efectos psicoambientales de las áreas verdes en la salud mental

Joel Martínez-Soto, María Montero y López-Lena, José María de la Roca Chiapas

Abstract


El presente trabajo es  una revisión de diversas evidencias sobre: a) problemática ambiental de carencia de áreas verdes urbanas que constituye una amenaza no sólo a la salud ecológica, sino pública en lo que refiere a la salud mental. b) Recurrencia de trastornos mentales en escenarios urbanos y la necesidad de valorar el rol de las áreas verdes como ambientes promotores de salud. c) El ambiente físico como escenario que tiene influencias directas en la salud. d) Ambientes restaurativos y restauración psicológica. e) Aproximación ecológica social para el estudio de las áreas verdes como promotoras de salud mental. 


Keywords


Salud mental, áreas verdes, ambientes restauradores, restauración psicológica

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