Exercise on par with drugs for aiding depression

Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:20pm BST
By Amy Norton
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Regular exercise may work as well as medication in improving symptoms of major depression, researchers have found.
In a study of 202 depressed adults, investigators found that those who went through group-based exercise therapy did as well as those treated with an antidepressant drug. A third group that performed home-based exercise also improved, though to a lesser degree.
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