EPA guidelines recommend additional physical activity for patients with mental health conditions
Based on a meta-review of physical activity interventions and their impact on health outcomes for people with severe mental illness, including schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) has published new guidelines in European Psychiatry, October 1, 2018. The guideline suggests addition of a regime of structured exercise to standard medication and psychotherapy. As per the authors, exercise can effectivel
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