Physical activity preferences and perceived barriers to activity among persons with severe mental illness in the United Kingdom.

@article{Ussher2007PhysicalAP,
  title={Physical activity preferences and perceived barriers to activity among persons with severe mental illness in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Michael Ussher and Liam Stanbury and Vicky Cheeseman and Guy E Faulkner},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={405-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This study assessed physical activity interests among psychiatric patients. METHODS A cross-sectional survey of 120 psychiatric patients in the United Kingdom assessed preferences for physical activity, perceived barriers to activity, and other psychosocial factors related to exercise levels. RESULTS Compared with the general population… CONTINUE READING