What is it about?
In this study, an overview of the relationships between the physical aspects of the home-work environment and mental health is provided. It shows that several aspects of the home-environment have been well-studied in relation to mental health, such as noise, privacy, and acoustics, while other aspects, such as biophilic elements, received less attention.
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Why is it important?
This research is important as it shows which aspects of the home-work environment are important for employees' mental health. Especially after the COVID-19 pandemic, employees, employers, and workplace managers should understand which aspects of the home-work environment can be improved to support mental health.
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This page is a summary of: How physical home workspace characteristics affect mental health: A systematic scoping review, Work, October 2023, IOS Press,
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