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    Exercise-alone works better for depression than drugs-alone or drugs-plus-exercise, Robert Whitaker


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    Sunday, June 19, 2016 10:15 am Email this article

    One study found that exercise-alone worked better than drugs-alone or drugs-plus-exercise, and that adding drugs hindered long-term recovery according to author and journalist Robert Whitaker as he noted in a 2010 interview that he did with Joseph Mercola, DO.

    Exercise-only worked best for depression; Drugs HINDERED the Long-Term Stay-Well Rate

    Whitaker notes that a study on depression in the late-1990’s from Duke University compared

    They expected the drugs-plus-exercise group to do the best, but this was NOT the case.

    They found that the exercise-only group did the best after 10 months, and found that drugs HINDERED the long-term stay-well rate in the drugs-plus-exercise group.

    Robert Whitaker’s Book

    Robert Whitaker is the author of the wonderful book Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America .

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