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  1. Fulltext. Exercise and depression in midlife : A prospective study.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study examined the relationship of self-reported physical activity with subsequent depression and psychiatric distress.

    Methods

    Physical activity was assessed in medical school and midlife in 973 physicians as part of a prospective observational study.

    Outcome measures were the incidence of self-reported clinical depression and psychiatric distress on the General Health Questionnaire.

    Results

    The risk of depression was similar for nonexercisers and exercisers.

    No relationship was observed between physical activity level and subsequent psychiatric distress.

    Conclusions

    This study found no evidence that exercise reduces risk for depression or psychiatric distress.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etat dépressif, Trouble humeur, Trouble psychiatrique, Epidémiologie, Exercice physique, Personnel sanitaire, Etudiant, Médecin, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Santé mentale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Depression, Mood disorder, Mental disorder, Epidemiology, Physical exercise, Health staff, Student, Physician, Human, United States, North America, America, Mental health

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0308150

    Code Inist : 002B18C07A. Création : 15/07/1997.