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Exploring the Linkage between the Neighborhood Environment and Mental Health in Guangzhou, China

Authors
  • qiu, yingzhi
  • liu, yuqi
  • liu, yi
  • zhigang, li
Publication Date
Sep 02, 2019
Source
MDPI
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Language
English
License
Green
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Abstract

mental health than did those based on a circular buffer. The analytical models demonstrated that neighborhood floor-area ratio, building density, and per capita green area were positively correlated with mental health. Neighborhood safety and contextual neighborhood interactions and reciprocity had positive associations with mental health. These findings provide policy makers and urban planners with valuable information on the role of the compact city strategy and the neighborhood social environment to improve the mental health of residents.

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