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DEPRESSION 2 Depression I. PICO Analysis of Research Question In adolescents with mild and moderate depression, does regular exercise compared to no exercise lower levels of depression? II. Search Strategy A literature search was carried out using Medline, Google Scholar, and PubMed. Search Terms The search terms will include depression, mild depression, moderate depression, exercise. Search Criteria Inclusion Criteria The search will include articles written in English, articles with patients representing mild or moderate depression, meta-analyses, or systematic reviews, and peer reviewed articles. Exclusion Criteria The search will exclude the articles published before 2013, those with adult participants, and those containing other forms of depression minimization interventions Boolen Search Strings Boolean search operators NOT, AND, and OR were employed in accomplishing a more discrete search to rule out items that were not applicable. The operators benefit canvassers with exact and applicable search outcomes and are crucial in lessening the time exploited in the examination. III. Analysis of Literature
DEPRESSION 3 Kremer, P., Elshaug, C., Leslie, E., Toumbourou, J. W., Patton, G. C., & Williams, J. (2014). Physical activity, leisure-time screen use and depression among children and young adolescents. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(2), 183-187. Theory Adolescent psychological disorders remain a relatively neglected area of investigation, in spite of evidence that these conditions influence them disproportionately. There is a sturdy association between leisure-time screen utilization, physical activity, and depressive indications among adolescents. Method Self-reported physical exercise along with leisure-time screen behaviors, and depressive signs employing the Short Mood and Feeling Questionnaire were evaluated in 8256 students between the age of 10 and 16 years. The median age was 11.5 years, and the standard deviation (SD) was 0.8. Findings 33% of the sample described reasonable to towering depressive indications, with levels superior to females, greater occasions to be vigorous at the school outside class, being vigorous in physical edification classes, increased engagement in sports squads at school as well as outside of school were all autonomously related to reduced chances for depressive indications. The meeting suggested strategies for physical exercise and for 12 to 14 years old, leisure-time screen use was also autonomously related to reduced odds for depressive signs. Strengths The strengths of the study comprised of the large sample size, robust design approach that ascertains representativeness in regards to demographic metrics, the control of pertinent
DEPRESSION 4 confounding variables, as well as the employment of dependable along with formally validated subjective metrics.
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