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Feasibility of an exercise intervention for women with postnatal depression: a pilot randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Postnatal depression is a serious mental health problem that may be reduced by exercise. AIM: This study examined the feasibility of an exercise intervention for women with postnatal depression, and assessed which methods of recruitment are most effective. DESIGN OF STUDY: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: General practice and the community. METHOD: Participants were recruited from various sources and randomised to an exercise intervention or usual care with follow-up at 12 w...

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10.3399/bjgp08x277195

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Grimmett, C More by this author
McGuinness, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
58
Issue:
548
Pages:
178-183
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:1d9f3b41-cdb1-4157-b0b1-36e2a3d84b91
Source identifiers:
205819
Local pid:
pubs:205819

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