Popular reading, recommended to give you an overview of biophilia theory, science of nature therapies and various nature therapy programs world-wide. Easy to read, intended for public audiences.
The Nature Fix
Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
by Florence Williams
The Biophilia Hypothesis
by Edward O. Wilson
Shinrin-yoku The Japan Way of Forest Bathing for Health and Relaxation
by Prof Yoshifumi Miyazaki
Last Child in the Woods
Saving our children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
by Richard Louv
Summary document which draws together Australian and international research
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by Mardie Townsend and Rona Weerasuriya, Deakin University. A Beyond Blue - The National Depression Initiative.