The impact of exercise projects to promote mental wellbeing.

@article{Malcolm2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of exercise projects to promote mental wellbeing.},
  author={Estelle M Malcolm and Sara Evans-Lacko and Kirsty E. Little and Claire Henderson and G Thornicroft},
  journal={Journal of mental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={
          519-27
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is a well-established link between physical activity and psychological wellbeing, but less evidence on whether it can increase comfort in disclosure of mental health problems and help to reduce the perceived stigma of mental illness. AIMS To investigate whether exercise projects, funded by the time to change anti-stigma programme to reduce mental health-related stigma and discrimination in England, can improve (1) wellbeing, (2) participation in physical activity, (3… CONTINUE READING
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