Physical Activities Can Boost Well-being in People with Mental Disorders

A new study from the University of Vermont in Burlington, US, examined how physical activities could help patients with mental disorders to feel better.Physical Activities Can Boost Well-being in People with Mental Disorders

To confirm their hypothesis, the research team installed gym equipment in the psychiatric inpatient facility which included rowing machines, exercise bikes, and aerobic steps. In total, 100 patients participated in the study.

After training sessions, the participants filled out the questionnaires. The analysis of the collected information showed that 95 percent of participants demonstrated improvements in mood and self-esteem, compared with the questionnaire scores before the sessions.

Prof. David Tomasi, the lead author of the study: “The general attitude of medicine is that you treat the primary problem first, and exercise was never considered to be a life or death treatment option. Now that we know it's so effective, it can become as fundamental as pharmacological intervention.”

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