نوع مقاله : مقاله مروری
1 دانشجوی کارشناسی ارشد مامایی، کارگروه دانشجویی مرکز تحقیقات توسعهی اجتماعی و ارتقا سلامت، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گناباد، گناباد، ایران
2 استادیار، گروه مامایی، کارگروه دانشجویی مرکز تحقیقات توسعهی اجتماعی و ارتقا سلامت، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گناباد، گناباد، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: The most common mental disorder to be reported in the 21st century is anxiety disorders and the effect of indoor plants on anxiety levels has got more attention recently. Therefore, the present review study was conducted with the aim of reviewing the impact of indoor plants on anxiety.
Methods: In this study, a review to obtain studies published by April 2021 english databases like Pubmed, Scopus and Web of science and Persian Iran Medex, SID and Magiran using Persian and English keywords such as "anxiety", "stress". "Indoor plants", "Houseplants", "Pots", "Nature" and "Indoor" and "Angst", "Nervousness", "Hypervigilance", "anxiety", "Foliage", "indoor plants", "Indoor planting", "indoor flower", "Nature base environment", "potted plants", "house plants" were searched with all possible combinations.
Findings: Out of 46 studies found, 10 studies were reviewed based on inclusion criteria and the results were extracted. The results of 9 studies have significantly shown that indoor plants reduce the level of anxiety in individuals. One Study refutes this finding and shows that indoor plants have no effect on anxiety levels.
Conclusion: The result of most studies has been shown to reduce the effect of indoor plants on the level of anxiety in individuals and plants can be used as a non-pharmacological method to reduce the level of anxiety in indoor environments. However, due to the small number and many limitations in related studies, it is recommended that more research be done in this area.