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The Effects of Exercise on the Mental Health

  title={The Effects of Exercise on the Mental Health},
  author={Amir Hossein Alikhani and Mojtaba Molaie and Shahin Nayeri Amiri},
  journal={International journal of Advanced Biological and Biomedical Research},
Anxiety and depression are the most frequently diagnosed psychological diseases showing a high co-morbidity. They have a severe impact on the lives of the persons concerned. The physical, mental and social benefits of exercise have been well-documented. In Iran, mental disorders are one of the largest sources of disease burden. The aim of this paper is to critically review the currently available literature with respect to the association of physical activity, exercise and the prevalence and… 

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