Physical activity and common mental disorder: results from the Caerphilly study.

@article{Wiles2007PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and common mental disorder: results from the Caerphilly study.},
  author={Nicola Wiles and Anne M Haase and John Gallacher and Debbie A Lawlor and Glyn Lewis},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={165 8},
  pages={
          946-54
        }
}
The authors examined associations between leisure-time and occupational physical activity and common mental disorder (CMD), defined as anxiety and depression, using data from a cohort of middle-aged men in Caerphilly, South Wales, United Kingdom, who were followed for 5 years (1989-1993) and 10 years (1993-1997). CMD was measured using the General Health Questionnaire. Total leisure-time activity and percentage of time spent in heavy-intensity activity were estimated from self-reports… CONTINUE READING
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