Exposure to public natural space as a protective factor for emotional well-being among young people in Canada

@inproceedings{Huynh2013ExposureTP,
  title={Exposure to public natural space as a protective factor for emotional well-being among young people in Canada},
  author={Quynh Huynh and Wendy M. Craig and Ian Janssen and William Pickett},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Positive emotional well-being is fundamentally important to general health status, and is linked to many favorable health outcomes. There is societal interest in understanding determinants of emotional well-being in adolescence, and the natural environment represents one potential determinant. Psychological and experimental research have each shown links between exposure to nature and both stress reduction and attention restoration. Some population studies have suggested positive… CONTINUE READING
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