EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF NATURE BASED EXPERIENCE ON ANXIETY

Journal Title: Current Trends in Natural Sciences - Year 2017, Vol 6, Issue 12

Abstract

This study extends the previous research regarding the beneficial impacts of nature experiences on mental and physical health. A provocative exercise was designed to facilitate the sensory contact with natural objects on a group of 30 persons. The level of anxiety was assessed before and after participating in this exercise. We used an experimental design, observation, psychodiagnostic instruments (State – Trait Anxiety Inventory), and statistical methods (Paired-Samples T Test). After the participation in this type of provocative exercise the participants experienced a lower level of state anxiety, decresed levels of irritability, worry and fear.

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Ileana L. Vitalia

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Ileana L. Vitalia (2017). EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF NATURE BASED EXPERIENCE ON ANXIETY. Current Trends in Natural Sciences, 6(12), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-25148