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小户型居所易导致心理疾病和家暴

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小户型居所易导致心理疾病和家暴

 

 

  面对不断攀升的房价,小户型已经成了很多人的购房首选,但美国大学专家表示,小户型公寓会给人带来一系列负面影响,如心理疾病和家庭暴力,甚至还会让人走上吸毒的道路。据英国《每日邮报》报道,美国波士顿建筑学院专家科派克称,小户型公寓对人的健康影响很大,尤其是三四十岁的中年人,他们平时就要承担很多压力,狭小的居住环境更是雪上加霜。
  
  科派克说,长期居住在狭小空间会增加人的压力,从而导致家庭暴力和滥用药物。而且小房间只会越住越挤,因为居住者刚开始还会注意摆放家具,刻意腾出空间,但天长日久,人都会倦怠,东西就越堆越多,房间就越来越乱。美国纽约城市大学教授塞格特表示,从短期来看,小户型可能是年轻人一个不错的选择,但从长远看,它会带来十分严重的心理问题。塞格特在长期研究小户型居住者的生活状况。她发现,生活在拥挤环境中的孩子长大后都很孤僻,无法集中精力,也无法正常学习。
  
  Size DOES matter: 'Micro-apartments' linked to psychological problems, domestic violence and drug abuse
  
  A housing shortage in New York has spurred a 'micro-apartment' development project -- but experts warn that these tiny apartments may be linked to psychological issues for their tenants.
  
  The backlash is in response to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2012 real estate competition to build a residence building of mico-units on East 27th Street, The Atlantic reports. The apartments would be between 250 and 370 square feet.
  
  Dak Kopec, director of design of human health at Boston Architectural College said the micro-apartments 'can definitely be unhealthy for older people, say in their 30s or 40s, who face different stress factors that make tight living conditions a problem.'
  
  Kopec added that crowding-related stress, like the type that may be caused from living in small apartments, can increase rates of domestic violence and substance abuse.
  
  Another problem with micro-apartments, Kopec said, was that because of their compact design, residents have to rearrange living quarters all day long. He warned The Atlantic that residents might eventually stop arranging furniture, causing apartments to be even more crowded.
  
  Kopec, along with Susan Saegert, a CUNY professor of environmental psychology, told The Atlantic that small apartments may be good for residents in early adulthood.
  
  Saegert, however, says that small apartments may have devastating long-term psychological effects.
  
  'I've studied children in crowded apartments and low-income housing a lot,' Saegert told the websit and 'they can end up being withdrawn, and have trouble studying and concentrating.'
  
  Micro-apartments also end up hitting renters' wallets hard. Saegert says they increase the amount of money per square foot that developers get on property investments, meaning renters may pay the same price for studios that they would have spent on larger spaces.
  
  New York City Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden called the soon-to-be-built tower 'a tangible new housing option, which has the potential to broaden housing choices for New Yorkers,' The Observer reports.(MailOnline)

 

 

 

 

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