Physical activity and depression symptoms in women with chronic illness and the mediating role of health-related quality of life.

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Summary of "Physical activity and depression symptoms in women with chronic illness and the mediating role of health-related quality of life."

The aim of this study was to determine the impact of physical activity on depression symptom severity in women 45 years and older with a chronic illness diagnosis, and explore relations between physical activity and psychological and health-related characteristics predicting depression symptoms.


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Name: Journal of affective disorders
ISSN: 1573-2517
Pages: 294-299


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