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eliminating barriers to effective mental healthcare cofounder @spring_health | faculty @Yale & @Yalepsych
Aug 11, 2018 18 tweets 8 min read
our new @TheLancetPsych paper was the biggest ever study of exercise and mental health. it caused quite a stir! here's my guided tour of the paper, highlighting some of our excitements and apprehensions along the way [thread] 1/n… the punchline was clear: amongst over 1.2M people in the USA between 2011-2015, people who exercised had about 40% better mental health than people who didn't exercise, even after we controlled for a whole bunch of things including BMI, physical health, and sociodemographics