Study says exercise does not help prevent depression

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Adding a physical activity did not have any more effect than usual care. Credit: ITV Westcountry

A new study carried out in the South West claims that physical exercise is not effective in treating depression. The research, from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter, contradicts other evidence which says exercise can help treat the symptoms of depression.

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Exercise 'no help for depression'

A new study carried out in the South West claims that physical exercise is not effective in treating depression.