A Healing Garden for People Suffering from Burnout Diseases

In Zweden hebben ze een tuin aangelegd om te onderzoeken wat deze kan betekenen voor mensen met burn-out. Het onderzoek is nog niet af, maar mooi om te lezen dat ze in de kracht van een natuurlijke omgeving geloven, zoals wij.

A healing garden is being laid out at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences’ Alnarp campus. The garden is intended to serve several purposes. It will offer horticultural therapeutic treatment programs for people diagnosed as having had burnout disease for an extended period. An interdisciplinary research program will study how the garden functions for these people. Scientists will test different design hypotheses connected with the garden as well as different forms of horticultural therapy. The garden will also serve as an object of study for students. This article describes and discusses the project’s background and the process leading to the final design of the garden.

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