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Higher participation in physical activity is associated with less use of inpatient mental health services: A cross-sectional study

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There is a stark disparity in the physical health of people with mental illness compared to those without mental illness, resulting in shorter life expectancy and increased rates of preventable deaths. Physical activity has previously been shown to have a positive impact on various markers of mental health and has been linked with a reduction in hospital admissions for those with chronic physical illness. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there is a relationship between phy...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.psychres.2017.11.030

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Continuing Education
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Trinity College
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychiatry Research Journal website
Volume:
259
Pages:
550-553
Publication date:
2017-11-09
Acceptance date:
2017-11-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-7123
ISSN:
0165-1781
Pubs id:
pubs:803166
URN:
uri:a40acb98-efbc-4af0-a068-2829e0460867
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uuid:a40acb98-efbc-4af0-a068-2829e0460867
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pubs:803166

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