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Cross-cultural comparison of physiological and psychological responses to different garden styles

Author(s): Elsadek, M., Sun, M., Sugiyama, R., Fujii, E.

Post-Occupancy Evaluation of a Crisis Shelter Garden and Application of Findings Through the Use of a Participatory Design Process

Author(s): Lygum, V. L., Poulsen, D. V., Djernis, D., Djernis, H. G., Sidenius, U., Stigsdotter, U. K.
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Accessing green spaces within a healthcare setting: A mixed studies review of barriers and facilitators

Author(s): Weerasuriya, R., Henderson-Wilson, C., Townsend, M.
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Modern forensic psychiatric hospital design: Clinical, legal and structural aspects

Author(s): Seppänen, A., Törmänen, I., Shaw, C., Kennedy, H.

Towards a building typology and terminology for Irish hospitals

Author(s): Grey, T., Kennelly, S., de Freine, P., Mahon, S., Mannion, V., O'Neill, D.

The development and testing of the dementia friendly communities environment assessment tool (DFC EAT)

Author(s): Fleming, R., Bennett, K., Preece, T., Phillipson, L.

Healing gardens in children’s hospitals: Reflections on benefits, preferences and design from visitors’ books

Author(s): Reeve, A., Nieberler-Walker, K., Desha, C.
Numerous previous studies have shown that gardens can provide healing and therapeutic benefits to patients. But lack of funding and space often impede the development of gardens in healthcare environments, as well as a lack of studies that focus on patient well-being after discharge.
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Evaluation of hospital outdoor spaces through users’ participation analysis

Author(s): Djukanovic, Z., Maric, J., Giofrè, F.
Hospital outdoor spaces (HOS) have an important role in healthcare facilities that specifically impacts the healing process. Literature reviewed by the authors refers to HOS as left-over spaces for supporting other medical activities. 
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A Capabilities Approach to Environmental Impact on Nursing Home Resident Quality of Life

Author(s): Thurman, W., Harrison, T. C., Blozis, S. A., Dionne-Vahalik, M., Mead, S.

A survey of healthcare facility location

Author(s): Ahmadi-Javid, A., Seyedi, P., Syam, S. S.