Effects of exercise and physical activity on depression

@article{Dinas2011EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of exercise and physical activity on depression},
  author={P. Dinas and Y. Koutedakis and A. Flouris},
  journal={Irish Journal of Medical Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={180},
  pages={319-325}
}
IntroductionDepression is a very prevalent mental disorder affecting 340 million people globally and is projected to become the leading cause of disability and the second leading contributor to the global burden of disease by the year 2020.AimIn this paper, we review the evidence published to date in order to determine whether exercise and physical activity can be used as therapeutic means for acute and chronic depression. Topics covered include the definition, classification criteria and… Expand
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