Therapeutic horticulture in clinical depression: a prospective study.


Clinically depressed persons suffer from impaired mood and distortion of cognition. This study assessed changes in depression severity and perceived attentional capacity of clinically depressed adults (N=18) during a 12-week therapeutic horticulture program. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Attentional Function Index (AFI) were administered at… (More)


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@article{Gonzalez2009TherapeuticHI, title={Therapeutic horticulture in clinical depression: a prospective study.}, author={Marianne Thorsen Gonzalez and Terry Hartig and Grete Grindal Patil and Egil Wilhelm Martinsen and Marit Kirkevold}, journal={Research and theory for nursing practice}, year={2009}, volume={23 4}, pages={312-28} }