Psychoterratica is the trauma caused by distance from nature

If you live in a city and are plagued by a malaise that you can't explain, you may be suffering from psychoterratica.

Disconnection from nature can be bad for our mental health. But there was no name for this particular malaise until 2000, when Australian philosophy professor Glenn Albracht coined the term psychoterratica, creating the beginning of a vocabulary to discuss the relationship between mental health and environment.


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