Exercise augmentation compared with usual care for post-traumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Rosenbaum2015ExerciseAC,
  title={Exercise augmentation compared with usual care for post-traumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={S. Rosenbaum and Catherine Sherrington and Anne Tiedemann},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2015},
  volume={131 5},
  pages={350-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of a 12-week exercise programme in addition to usual care for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD An assessor-blinded randomized controlled trial was conducted among 81 participants with a DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of primary PTSD. Participants were recruited after admission to an in-patient programme at a private hospital. Participants were randomized to receive either usual care (n=42), or exercise in addition to usual care (n=39). The exercise… CONTINUE READING

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