Peer support improves mental wellness outcomes

Research studies show, in general people who attended a support group for one year were not only less likely to be depressed but also more likely to experience a sense of altruism, cohesiveness, and hope. In the specific case DBSA’s own support groups, research conducted by Pepperdine University showed, participants reported higher levels of understanding

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Exercise treatment for major depression: maintenance of therapeutic benefit at 10 months

M Babyak 1, J A Blumenthal, S Herman, P Khatri, M Doraiswamy, K Moore, W E Craighead, T T Baldewicz, K R Krishnan Affiliations expand Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the status of 156 adult volunteers with major depressive disorder (MDD) 6 months after completion of a study in which they were

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