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1 Aug 2016
Author: Youthspace Admin

Can doing fun activities cure my depression?

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If you are feeling down, learning to tap dance or going out with friends can enhance mood, even if you don’t want to do them.

Going out for dinner, learning to tap dance or seeing friends are all effective treatments for depression, according to recent research published in the Lancet. These activities even have a therapeutic name – behavioural activation. The research says it works as well as established treatments, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). But how does it work?

Read the full article here: Guardian

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