Exercise as psychotherapy

P. T. Spencer

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    Abstract

    The use of exercise as a psychotherapeutic agent is reviewed. The benefits of exercise are considered to impact both physiological processes and psychological factors such as self-esteem and more efficacious self-talk. The possibility of the use of exercise as an adjunct to both pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy is suggested.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)291-293
    Number of pages3
    JournalCounselling Psychology Quarterly
    Volume3
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1990

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