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  • Date
  • Title
    Workplace design contributions to mental health and well-being
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Longwoods Publishing Corporation
  • Year
  • Author
    Veitch JA
  • Description
    "Existing knowledge proposes that workplace design can influence mental health via the effects of light exposure on circadian regulation, social behaviour and affect; the effects of aesthetic judgement on at-work mood and physical well-being and at-home sleep quality; access to nature and recovery from stressful experiences; and privacy regulation and stimulus control. This paper includes a short review of the literature in this area, proposals for new research directions and consideration of the implications of this information on the design choices made by business owners, designers and facility managers." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    PPE, worplace, design, mental health
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