Original paper

Exercise increases serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in patients with major depressive disorder

Volume: 215, Pages: 152 - 155
Published: Jun 1, 2017
Abstract
Brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been implicated in the pathogenesis of major depressive disorder (MDD). Existing data on exercise treatment in people with MDD are inconsistent concerning the effect of exercise on BDNF pointing either to increased or unaltered BDNF concentrations. However, studies in non-depressed persons demonstrated a significant effect on resting peripheral BDNF concentrations in aerobic training interventions....
Paper Details
Title
Exercise increases serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in patients with major depressive disorder
Published Date
Jun 1, 2017
Volume
215
Pages
152 - 155
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