Exposure to green spaces may strengthen resilience and support mental health in the face of the covid-19 pandemic

Last updated on 4-1-2022 by Jill Alexandre

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Mughal and colleagues provide a useful overview of mental health support during the covid-19 pandemic. Outdoor recreation in green spaces has emerged during the present pandemic as an essential tool to combat distress. The mental health benefits of exposure to green spaces has been documented extensively before. Here we briefly demonstrate that such exposure may restore and improve aspects of resilience and complement other means of mental health support, such as that offered by GPs. Firstly, exposure to green spaces facilitates recovery from physiological stress, restoratio…

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