Neighborhood Park Visit Impacted Psychological Health in Reducing Stress


  • Hazreena Hussein Centre for Sustainable Urban Planning and Real Estate, Faculty of Built Environment, University Malaya, Malaysia
  • Syaidatul Azzreen Ishak Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, University Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Wan Mohd Azam Wan Mohd Yunus Research Center for Child Psychiatry, University of Turku, Finland; Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia



This study examines the relationship between residents' stress levels with their participation at the neighborhood park in Petaling Jaya. The information on stress level and neighborhood park usage pattern proceed by distributing a questionnaire survey set. The outcome of this study identifies the connection of stress result with the usage pattern at the neighborhood park. Future research is recommended to have more than one case study with different demographic pattern backgrounds to enhance the residents' mental wellbeing by better planning neighborhood parks as a stress reliever.

Keywords: Neighbourhood park; stress; preliminary study 

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2021 The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians / Africans / Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.




How to Cite

Hussein, H. ., Ishak, S. A. ., & Wan Mohd Yunus, W. M. A. . (2021). Neighborhood Park Visit Impacted Psychological Health in Reducing Stress . Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 6(18), 47-60.