Garden walking for depression: a research report

Holist Nurs Pract. Sep-Oct 2010;24(5):252-9. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e3181f1acd7.


This study was designed to determine the effect of garden walking and reflective journaling on adults who are 65 years old and older with depression. The Geriatric Depression Scale measured depression. Four themes emerged from the interview data collected from each participant.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Depression / therapy*
  • Depressive Disorder / therapy
  • Horticultural Therapy*
  • Humans
  • Relaxation Therapy*
  • Research Report
  • Walking / psychology*