Does Exercise Benefit Patients with Major Depression?

Research Paper Title Benefits from aerobic exercise in patients with major depression: a pilot study. Background Several reports indicate that physical activity can reduce the severity of symptoms in depressed patients. Some data suggest that even a single exercise bout may result in a substantial mood improvement. Therefore the objective of this research was to… Read More


PTSD & Depression: Missed Opportunities for Screening & Diagnosis

Research Paper Title Missed Opportunity to Screen and Diagnose PTSD and Depression among Deploying Shipboard US Military Personnel. Background Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are significant risks for suicide and other adverse events among US military personnel, but prevalence data among ship-assigned personnel at the onset of deployment are unknown. Aim To determine the… Read More

Mental Health in Modern Military Forces

Research Paper Title Effects of Deployment on Mental Health in Modern Military Forces: A Review of Longitudinal Studies. Background Earlier studies presenting evidence that operational deployment negatively affects mental health outcomes among military personnel and veterans generally have lacked conclusiveness, largely because of cross-sectional or retrospective design. Purpose To review longitudinal studies investigating mental health… Read More