Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Social geography and rural mental health research

Candice   Boyd

Candice Boyd

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, literature review, wrote the first draft

position: Leader

Australia

Dr Candice Boyd is an artist-geographer with a background in clinical psychology. She has recently completed a second PhD in cultural geography and the creative arts at the University of Melbourne and is a senior fellow of its School of Geography. Her interests are in the geographies of mental health, cultures of sense and movement, therapeutic spaces, rurality, and contemporary museum geographies.


Hester  Parr

Hester Parr

qualifications: PhD

contribution: literature review, contributed to drafts

position: Reader

United Kingdom

I am a social geographer who has worked in the past on rural mental health issues in Highland Scotland. However my interests also have developed into looking at the relationship between arts, vitual space, nature work and mental health.


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