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Exercise Helps Keep Your Psyche Fit

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June 15, 1999
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A new review of psychological research shows that exercise is an effective but underused treatment for mild to moderate depression. The review, published in the June issue of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, a journal published by the American Psychological Association, also shows there is some evidence that regular exercise may help in the treatment of schizophrenia, alcohol dependence and as a singular treatment for some anxiety disorders and for people suffering from body image problems.

Research shows exercise to be a viable, cost-effective treatment for depression and may help in the treatment of other mental disorders


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