Trends in research related to "Shinrin-yoku" (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing) in Japan.

@article{Tsunetsugu2010TrendsIR,
  title={Trends in research related to "Shinrin-yoku" (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing) in Japan.},
  author={Yuko Tsunetsugu and Bum-jin Park and Yoshifumi Miyazaki},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={27-37}
}
"Shinrin-yoku", which can be defined as "taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing", has been receiving increasing attention in Japan in recent years for its capacity to provide relaxation and reduce stress. Since 2004, the authors of this paper have been involved in an investigation designed to ascertain the physiological effects of "Shinrin-yoku" within the framework of the "Therapeutic Effects of Forests" project. We have conducted physiological experiments, both in actual forests… CONTINUE READING

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