Exercise Leads to Better Clinical Outcomes in Those Receiving Medication Plus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder.
The ubiquitous BDNF has been suggested in several studies to have a role in directing the mental health benefits of exercise. This small but fascinating study examines the benefits of exercise therapy in a subgroup of patients with major depressive disorder receiving medication and group CBT.
(Gourgouvelis, Yielder, Clarke, Behbahani, & Murphy, 2018)
Gourgouvelis, J., Yielder, P.,
Clarke, S. T., Behbahani, H., & Murphy, B. A. (2018). Exercise leads to
better clinical outcomes in those receiving medication plus cognitive
behavioral therapy for major depressive disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry,