Association between urban environment and mental health in Brussels, Belgium

Last updated on 14-1-2022 by Ingrid Pelgrims

Public Access


Peer reviewed scientific article



Background: Mental health disorders appear as a growing problem in urban areas. While common mental health disorders are generally linked to demographic and socioeconomic factors, little is known about the interaction with the urban environment. With growing urbanization, more and more people are exposed to environmental stressors potentially contributing to increased stress and impairing mental health. It is therefore important to identify features of the urban environment that affect the mental health of city dwellers. The aim of this study was to define associations of combined long-term…

Associated health topics:

QR code

QR code for this page URL