Exercise Leads to Better Clinical Outcomes in Those Receiving Medication Plus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder.
25 April 2018

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.



https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29559928


https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joanne_Gourgouvelis


(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,
9(MAR). http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00037

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