Treatment of minor depression in older adults: A pilot study comparing sertraline and exercise

@article{Brenes2007TreatmentOM,
  title={Treatment of minor depression in older adults: A pilot study comparing sertraline and exercise},
  author={Gretchen A Brenes and Jeff Williamson and Stephen P Messier and Walter Jack Rejeski and Marco Pahor and Edward Hak-Sing Ip and Brenda W.J.H. Penninx},
  journal={Aging \& Mental Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={61 - 68}
}
The purpose of this study was to conduct a pilot clinical trial to test the feasibility and efficacy of an exercise program and anti-depressant treatment compared with usual care in improving the emotional and physical functioning of older adults with minor depression. Participants were 37 older adults with minor depression who were randomized to exercise, sertraline, or usual care; 32 participants completed the 16-week study. Outcomes included measures of both emotional (clinician and self… 
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