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Exercise therapy in adults with serious mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Individuals with serious mental illness are at a higher risk of physical ill health. Mortality rates are at least twice those of the general population with higher levels of cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, diabetes, and respiratory illness. Although genetics may have a role in the physical health problems of these patients, lifestyle and environmental factors such as levels of smoking, obesity, poor diet, and low levels of physical activity also play a prominent part. M...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-244x-14-117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
14
Pages:
117
Publication date:
2014-04-21
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1471-244X
ISSN:
1471-244X
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uuid:1ef17255-5e6a-4913-9524-f7845de1f59d
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463314
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pubs:463314

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