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An exercise prescription primer for people with depression

journal contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Robert Stanton, Brenda Happell
A substantial body of evidence supports the value of exercise inthe treatment of people with depression. The guidelines for exerciseprescription, however, are limited, and based on those developed forhealthy populations. This article explores the evidence for exercisein the treatment of depression and the role mental health nursesmay play in the delivery of this information. A model of exerciseprescription is put forward based on the available evidence andtaking into account the challenges faced by mental health nursesand people with depression.

History

Volume

34

Start Page

626

End Page

630

Number of Pages

5

eISSN

1096-4673

ISSN

0161-2840

Location

United States

Publisher

Informa Healthcare

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Institute for Health and Social Science Research (IHSSR); School of Nursing and Midwifery (2013- );

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Issues in mental health nursing.

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