Nature as a coping mechanism

Date published: 07 Jul 2015 - Written by Jasmin


Researchers at the Universities of Gävle and Uppsala in Sweden have discovered that among the 2,355 cancer patients they questioned, nature played and still plays an important role as a coping mechanism in their illness. Only 14% said they found ‘solace’ in religion, while the 68% majority said they turned to nature to find the necessary strength needed to deal with their health problems.

You can read the paper here.

Category: Outdoors in Nature

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