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Exercise for depression

Overview of attention for article published in this source, July 2012
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Exercise for depression
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, July 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004366.pub5
Pubmed ID

Rimer, Jane, Dwan, Kerry, Lawlor, Debbie A, Greig, Carolyn A, McMurdo, Marion, Morley, Wendy, Mead, Gillian E


Depression is a common and important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Depression is commonly treated with antidepressants and/or psychotherapy, but some people may prefer alternative approaches such as exercise. There are a number of theoretical reasons why exercise may improve depression. This is an update of an earlier review first published in 2009.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 2 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Guatemala 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Unknown 219 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 49 22%
Student > Master 39 17%
Researcher 23 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 6%
Other 39 17%
Unknown 37 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 56 25%
Psychology 41 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 23 10%
Sports and Recreations 13 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 5%
Other 31 14%
Unknown 48 21%