Positive mental health
This film was made with the help of Ciara Gouldsboro is an ‘A’ level student studying Media, Art and photography, Jordan Edwards is a psychology undergraduate. Music courtesy of The Richard Morton Sound http://www.therichmortonsound.com/ @RichMortonSound
You can read some evidence about exercise for depression from a Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews. In systematic reviews we search for and summarize studies that answer a specific research question (e.g. is paracetamol effective and safe for treating back pain?). The studies are identified, assessed, and summarized by using a systematic and predefined approach. They inform recommendations for healthcare and research. and reports from the Mental Health Foundation on sleep and diet, from the links below.
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Cooney GM, Dwan K, Greig CA, Lawlor DA, Rimer J, Waugh FR, McMurdo M, Mead GE. Exercise for depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD004366. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004366.pub6 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD004366/DEPRESSN_exercise-for-depression#sthash.DIQIWerj.dpuf
Robotham D, Chakkalackal L, Cyhlarova E. Sleep Matters: the impact of sleep on health and wellbeing (Mental Health Awareness Week 2011). London: Mental Health Foundation; 2011. Available from: http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/content/assets/PDF/publications/MHF-Sleep-Report-2011.pdf?view=Standard
Mental Health Foundation. “Diet and Mental Health”. Mental Health Foundation. Web. 17 Dec. 2014. http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/help-information/mental-health-a-z/D/diet/