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Aerobic exercise is an effective treatment for depression

That’s the message from a systematic review of 11 trials with 455 adult participants. Although these numbers are small, it’s an encouraging addition to the evidence-base, which has shown conflicting results. The reviewers focused on examining the methodologies of the trials they reviewed in order to reduce confounding effects and misleading results.

You can access the article in full at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/da.22842