Nature Assisted Health Care Holding AB

Publikationer i urval


Hälsoeffekter av natur

Adevi, A. A. & Grahn, P. (accepted for publication end of 2011) Attachment to certain natural environments. A basis for choice of recreational settings, activities and restoration from stress?, Environment and Natural Resources Research.

Adevi, A.A. & Grahn, P. (2011) Preferences for Landscapes: A Matter of Cultural Determinants or Innate Reflexes that Point to Our Evolutionary Background? Landscape Research, in press.

Annerstedt M, Währborg P (2011) Nature Assisted Therapy: Systematic review of controlled and observational studies. Scand J Public Health.  

Annerstedt M, Norman J, Boman M, Mattsson L, Grahn P & Währborg (2010). Finding stress relief in a forest. Ecological Bulletins 53: 33-42.

Grahn P, Stigsdotter UK (2010) The relation between perceived sensory dimensions of urban green space and stress restoration. Landscape and Urban Planning vol 94, 264-275.

Stigsdotter, UK., Palsdottir, AM., Burls, A., Chermaz, A., Ferrini, F., Grahn, P. (2010) Nature-Based Therapeutic Interventions. In: Nilsson, K. & Snagster, M. (eds.) Forests, Trees and Human Health. Chapter 11, pp. 309-342.

Nordh H, Grahn P, Währborg P (2009) Meaningful activities in the forest, a way back from exhaustion and long-term sick leave. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening vol 8, 207-219.

Annerstedt M (2009) Health promotion, environmental psychology and sustainable development – a successful ‘ménage-à-trois’. Global Health Promotion; 16 (1): 49-52.

Ottosson J, Grahn P (2008) The Role of Natural Settings in Crisis Rehabilitation. Landscape research vol 33, 51-70.

Grahn P, Stigsdotter U (2003) Landscape Planning and Stress. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening vol 2, 1 - 18.


Natur och trädgårdsterapi

Adevi, A.A. & Lieberg, M. (accepted, will be published 2012) Stress Rehabilitation through Garden Therapy- A caregiver perspective on factors considered most essential to the recovery process, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.

Stigsdotter,UK., Palsdottir, AM., Burls, A., Chermaz, A.,  Ferrini, F., Grahn. P. (2011) Nature-Based Therapeutic Interventions. In: Nilsson, K. & Sangster, M. (eds.) Forests, Trees and Human Health. Chapter 11. Pp 309-343.

Grahn P, Ottosson, Å (2010) Trädgårdsterapi. Alnarpsmetoden- att ta hjälp av naturen vid stress och utmattning. Bonnier Existens.

Grahn P, Tenngart Ivarsson C, Stigsdotter UK, Bengtsson I-L (2010) Using affordances as a health-promoting tool in a therapeutic garden. In: Ward Thompson C, Bell S, Aspinall P, editors. Innovative approaches to researching landscape and health. London: Taylor & Francis. 116-154.

Grahn P (2009) Trädgårdsterapi - en exposé, In: Nilsson, G. Trädgårdsterapi, 15-30. Studentlitteratur.


Utformning av hälsoträdgårdar

Tenngart Ivarsson, C & Grahn, P. (2011) Differently designed patrs of a garden support different types of recreational walks - Evaluating a healing garden by participatory observation. Landscape Research, in press.

Tenngart Ivarsson C, Grahn P (2010) Patients’ experiences and use of a therapeutic garden: from a designer’s perspective. Schweiz Z Forstwes  161 (3): 104–113.

Tenngart Ivarsson C, Hägerhäll C (2008) The perceived restorativeness of gardens – Assessing the restorativeness of a mixed built and natural scene type. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening vol 7, 107-118.

Grahn P, Stigsdotter U (2003) Experiencing a Garden. Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture vol 14, 38 - 48.

Grahn P, Stigsdotter U (2002) What Makes a Garden a Healing Garden? Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture vol 13, 60 - 69.



Tenngart Ivarsson, Carina (2011). On the use and experience of a health garden : exploring the design of the Alnarp rehabilitation garden. Diss. (sammanfattning) Alnarp : Sveriges lantbruksuniv., 2011 Tillgänglig på Internet:

Annerstedt, Matilda (2011). Nature and public health : aspects of promotion, prevention, and intervention. Diss. (sammanfattning) Alnarp : Sveriges lantbruksuniv., 2011 Tillgänglig på Internet:

Adevi, Anna A. (2012). Supportive nature - and stress : wellbeing in connection to our inner and outer landscape. Diss. (sammanfattning) Alnarp : Sveriges lantbruksuniv., 2012 Tillgänglig på Internet: