Depression is Lower in People who are Active


Dori Rosenberg, PhD published a new article on the mental health benefits of exercise. She and co-authors studied the relationship between depression and physical activity in persons with MS, SCI, MD, and PPS, and looked at the impact of physical activity on depression levels in these groups. The major finding was that depression is lower in people who are more active. Depression is a common problem in persons with these, and other, disabilities. For additional information on the benefits of exercise, please check out our Aging Well with a Physical Disability factsheets