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The experienced psychological bene fi ts of place attachment

  title={The experienced psychological bene fi ts of place attachment},
  author={L. Scannell and R. Gifford}
Place attachment, the cognitive-emotional bond that forms between individuals and their important settings, is a common human experience with implications for their well-being. It has often been described and defined, but few studies have examined the range of psychological benefits it provides. This study investigated the experienced psychological benefits of place attachment by content analyzing community members' descriptions of places to which they consider themselves attached. Using an… CONTINUE READING

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