• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 28, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

A Study on the Effect of the Components of Physical Environment on Patient Satisfaction in Drug Rehabilitation Centers


Background/Objectives: Addiction is known as a physical, mental, social and spiritual illness among nations which causes the loss of thoughts, nerves and power of individuals. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The present study analyzes the components of physical spaces in drug rehabilitation centers using a theoretical and analytical approach, descriptiveanalytical method, and library and documents studies. The aim of this study is the study of the type of interaction and relationship of the patients in drug rehabilitation centers and the physical space defined by a range of aesthetic signs in its surroundings. Results: The physical environment affects the patient satisfaction and enhances the quality of her/his life during hospitalization. According to the conducted studies and research based on statistics and sampling of the real population of patients, it can be concluded that the natural and built environments have physical and mental effects on human and these effective factors are sometimes shared between the natural and built environments. For several years, the various therapeutic environments have shown their effects on mental health, behavior, mental and physical balance to create happiness, depression, restlessness or calm in humans. Application/Improvements: The result of this research can improve the physical environment of patients using aesthetic structures such as the better productivity of environment and space.
Keywords: Drug Rehabilitation Center, Physical Environment, Satisfaction


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