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      Iranian Traditional Bathhouse:Relationship between mental health and geometric features

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      Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
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          To develop health, it is necessary to pay attention to different dimensions of social settings, abilities, and affordance. Behavioral bathhouses compared to the modern day bathrooms are different regarding meanings, function, and properties. The research method in this paper is qualitative using the Grounded Theory methodology. The aim of this paper is to investigate the relationship between the mental health of users and the geometric features (shape & form) of Iranian bathhouses. In conclusion, the research finding revealed that the geometric features of traditional bathhouse of Iran made the different dimensions of mental health.

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          Journal
          Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
          E-BPJ
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2398-4287
          May 20 2016
          June 26 2016
          : 1
          : 1
          : 152
          Article
          10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.211
          410c0426-b708-4aba-a03a-8c4bf39023e0
          © 2016

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


          Psychology,Urban design & Planning,Urban studies,General behavioral science,Cultural studies

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