Prescribing Exercise to Treat Depression

I’m the kind of fellow who always likes to have a range of options to bring to bear on a situation, so this research is very useful. Grab your water bottle and get going – you’ll likely feel better.

Prescribing Exercise to Treat Depression: In a study of people with serious depression that wasn’t responding to an antidepressant, vigorous exercise was as effective as or more effective than adding a second medication for achieving remission.

By Terry Moore

Terry Moore, MSW, LICSW is an Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Omaha, NE. He provides psychotherapy and pain management to adults, often utilizing Hypnosis. He is an Approved Training Consultant - through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis [ASCH], the same body that issues his Certification in Hypnosis.