Exercise may reduce feelings of hopelessness in suicide crisis patients, pilot study finds

Exercise may reduce feelings of hopelessness in suicide crisis patients, pilot study finds

A new study published in the Psychiatric Research Journal found preliminary evidence that exercise can alleviate distress in patients in suicide crisis. Patients hospitalized in a short-stay psychiatric unit reported a decrease in their sense of hopelessness after participating in two days of 30 minutes of physical activity. Short-stay psychiatric units (SSU) provide emergency care …

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