The impact of the physical environment on depressive symptoms of older residents living in care homes : a mixed methods study

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Potter, Rachel; Sheehan, Bart; Cain, Rebecca; Griffin, James M.; Jennings, P. A. (Paul A.);
(2017)

Background and Objectives:\ud Forty percent of residents living in care homes in the United Kingdom have significant depressive symptoms. Care homes can appear to be depressing places, but whether the physical environment of homes directly affects depression in care hom... View more
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