Rising rates of depression in today's society: Consideration of the roles of effort-based rewards and enhanced resilience in day-to-day functioning

@article{Lambert2006RisingRO,
  title={Rising rates of depression in today's society: Consideration of the roles of effort-based rewards and enhanced resilience in day-to-day functioning},
  author={K. Lambert},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={497-510}
}
  • K. Lambert
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • Despite the existence of a vastly improved health care system and a multi-billion dollar antidepressant industry, the rates of depression in the US remain alarmingly high. An exploration of lifestyle changes over the past century suggests that the level of physical activity necessary to provide life's basic resources, referred to as effort-based rewards, has diminished in our industrialized, technologically advanced, service-oriented society. The evolution of the accumbens-striatal-cortical… CONTINUE READING
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