Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Social geography and rural mental health research

Candice  P Boyd

Dr Candice Boyd

qualifications: PhD

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

position: Leader


Dr Candice Boyd is an artist-geographer and clinical psychologist in the School of Geography at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Her research interests include geographies of mental health, therapeutic spaces, regional youth and eco-cultural identities.

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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