Using Physical Activity to Treat Depression


Using Physical Activity to Treat Depression – Final project on research of how physical activity can be used as an alternative to medicine for treating depression – Sources at the end.


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Developed nearly a century ago as an antidote to fatigue, methamphetamine was one of several drugs used to keep pilots alert during World War II. After the war it was used to treat narcolepsy, depression and obesity. But because of its addictive … Read more on NECN

Comfort Creatures
Many people with depression or anxiety are being prescribed emotional support animals: dogs, cats, pigs, hedgehogs and, yes, iguanas. Petey the pig contains multitudes. … He is a bona fide form of prescription medicine. He is an enemy of the New York … Read more on TIME