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Horticultural therapy in the landscape architecture: People-plant interactions

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The positive influence of horticultural therapy on the psychophysical status of human health has been noticed and already appreciated in the USA, Europe and the Pacific region, such as Japan, Taiwan, Australia or Korea. As part of horticultural therapy, a patient with a specific physical or mental problem gets to perform specifically selected tasks that are designed to help him cope with dysfunction and improve health condition. Horticultural therapy is usually an element of exercise therapy, sensory therapy or physical rehabilitation. This article describes the most important aspects of horticultural therapy.
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  • Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland
  • Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland
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