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Activity for Mental Health

Activity for Mental Health
  • Author : Brad Bowins
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 January 2020
  • ISBN : 0128196254
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Activity For Mental Health explores all activities, including physical, social, natural, cognitive, art/hobby and music as a means to both preventing and treating mental illness. This book not only reviews evidence-based research behind activity, but also explores how these forms of activity can treat mental illnesses. First, the reader is introduced to the concepts of Formal Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT) and informal activity as an effective treatment option. Case examples aid in connecting the benefits to real life scenarios. Following the introduction, each activity is introduced in separate chapters, including physical, social, natural, cognitive, art/hobby and music. This book will provide researchers and clinicians the information needed to help customize treatment options for their patients suffering from mental illness. Evaluates the effectiveness of Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT) as compared to existing psychotherapy treatments Advocates creative activities to improve depression and anxiety Includes multiple case studies detailing experiences with BAT and other therapies Examines the relationship between physical activity and the nervous system, thus reducing sympathetic system stress responses Explores the role of cognitive activity in predicting cognitive health


Activity for Mental Health

Activity for Mental Health
  • Author : Brad Bowins
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKActivity for Mental Health

Activity For Mental Health explores all activities, including physical, social, natural, cognitive, art/hobby and music as a means to both preventing and treating mental illness. This book not only reviews evidence-based research behind activity, but also explores how these forms of activity can treat mental illnesses. First, the reader is introduced to the concepts of Formal Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT) and informal activity as an effective treatment option. Case examples aid in connecting the benefits to real life scenarios.


Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health
  • Author : Panteleimon Ekkekakis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 August 2013
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A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established forms of therapy (medication and psychotherapy), interest in physical activity mounts. The Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health offers the most comprehensive review of the research evidence on the effects of physical activity on


Physical Activity and Mental Health

Physical Activity and Mental Health
  • Author : Angela Clow,Sarah Edmunds
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 08 November 2013
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Provides an evidence-based review of the connections between physical activity, mental health, and well-being, presenting research illustrating how the use of physical activity can reduce the impact of potentially debilitating mental health conditions.


Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Health

Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Health
  • Author : David Carless,Kitrina Douglas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 August 2011
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With approximately 1 in 6 adults likely to experience a significant mental health problem at any one time (Office for National Statistics), research into effective interventions has never been more important. During the past decade there has been an increasing interest in the role that sport and physical activity can play in the treatment of mental health problems, and in mental health promotion. The benefits resulting from physiological changes during exercise are well documented, including improvement in mood and control of anxiety


Exercise-Based Interventions for Mental Illness

Exercise-Based Interventions for Mental Illness
  • Author : Brendon Stubbs,Simon Rosenbaum
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 August 2018
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Exercise-Based Interventions for People with Mental Illness: A Clinical Guide to Physical Activity as Part of Treatment provides clinicians with detailed, practical strategies for developing, implementing and evaluating physical activity-based interventions for people with mental illness. The book covers exercise strategies specifically tailored for common mental illnesses, such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and more. Each chapter presents an overview of the basic psychopathology of each illness, a justification and rationale for using a physical activity intervention, an overview of



The Exercise Effect on Mental Health

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health
  • Author : Henning Budde,Mirko Wegner
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 April 2018
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The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on mental health. Editors Budde and Wegner have compiled a comprehensive review of the ways in which physical activity impacts the neurobiological mechanisms of the most common psychological and psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and


Mental Health Emergencies

Mental Health Emergencies
  • Author : Nick Benas,Michele Hart
  • Publisher : Hatherleigh Press
  • Release : 29 August 2017
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Ready reference to mental and emotional health crises and concerns, providing overviews and expert guidance on more serious problems. Ideal for first-responders, teachers, counselors, and human resource professionals. Developed from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology and mental health counseling, Mental Health Emergencies is a guide to providing much-needed care and support to the people in distress who most need help including self-injury, eating disorders, substance abuse, psychosis, and suicidal thoughts. Mental Health Emergencies will help you provide exactly the right kind


Activity for Mental Health

Activity for Mental Health
  • Author : Brad Bowins
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKActivity for Mental Health

Activity For Mental Health explores all activities, including physical, social, natural, cognitive, art/hobby and music as a means to both preventing and treating mental illness. This book not only reviews evidence-based research behind activity, but also explores how these forms of activity can treat mental illnesses. First, the reader is introduced to the concepts of Formal Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT) and informal activity as an effective treatment option. Case examples aid in connecting the benefits to real life scenarios.


Clinical Physical Therapy

Clinical Physical Therapy
  • Author : Toshiaki Suzuki
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 31 May 2017
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Physical therapy services may be provided alongside or in conjunction with other medical services. They are performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries) with the help of other medical professionals. This book consists of 11 chapters written by several professionals from different parts of the world. It includes different kinds of chapters for clinical physical therapy with precious points for physical therapy, physical therapy for cancer, chronic venous disease, mental health, and other topics. We hope that the


Educating the Student Body

Educating the Student Body
  • Author : Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment,Food and Nutrition Board,Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 November 2013
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Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases. Emerging literature has suggested that in terms of mortality, the global population health burden of physical inactivity approaches that of cigarette smoking. The prevalence and substantial disease risk associated with physical inactivity has been described as a pandemic. The prevalence, health impact, and evidence of


Physical Activity in Natural Settings

Physical Activity in Natural Settings
  • Author : Aoife A. Donnelly,Tadhg E. MacIntyre
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 October 2019
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Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges—particularly around mental health and obesity—and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international research on physical activity, health and the natural environment, offering evidence-based guidance on implementing nature-based solutions at individual, patient and population levels. Divided over four sections, the book assesses the current research landscape, explores the underlying psychological and physiological mechanisms of the benefits of green



Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030

Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 21 January 2019
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Regular physical activity is proven to help prevent and treat noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and breast and colon cancer. It also helps to prevent hypertension, overweight and obesity and can improve mental health, quality of life and well-being. In addition to the multiple health benefits of physical activity, societies that are more active can generate additional returns on investment including a reduced use of fossil fuels, cleaner air and less congested, safer roads. These outcomes


Advances in Electrodermal Activity Processing with Applications for Mental Health

Advances in Electrodermal Activity Processing with Applications for Mental Health
  • Author : Alberto Greco,Gaetano Valenza,Enzo Pasquale Scilingo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Electrodermal Activity Processing with Applications for Mental Health

This book explores Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) dynamics as investigated through Electrodermal Activity (EDA) processing. It presents groundbreaking research in the technical field of biomedical engineering, especially biomedical signal processing, as well as clinical fields of psychometrics, affective computing, and psychological assessment. This volume describes some of the most complete, effective, and personalized methodologies for extracting data from a non-stationary, nonlinear EDA signal in order to characterize the affective and emotional state of a human subject. These methodologies are underscored