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ERIC Number: EJ364610
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Running versus Weight Lifting in the Treatment of Depression.
Doyne, Elizabeth J.; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n5 p748-54 Oct 1987
Compared effectiveness of aerobic and nonaerobic exercise in treatment of clinical depression in women. Forty women with a depressive disorder were randomly assigned to eight-week running (aerobic), weight-lifting (nonaerobic), or wait-list control condition. Both exercise conditions significantly reduced depression; exercise conditions appeared indistinguishable from each other in regard to depression and fitness level. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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