Impact of the (Non-) Built Environment on Mental Health in Brussels : The NAMED PROJECT

Last updated on 14-1-2022 by Ingrid Pelgrims

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Introduction Mental illnesses are a growing problem in modern societies. While the impact of demographic or socioeconomic factors on these pathologies is acknowledged, the interaction with urbanized environment is little understood. This recently launched research project (NAMED) intends to investigate the impact of the (non-)built environment on mental health in Belgium, one of the most urbanized countries in Europe.   Methods Methods will combine quantitative and qualitative research and focus on the country capital Brussels. First, an epidemiological study will be carrie…

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