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Walking in nature decreases negative feelings among those diagnosed with major depressive disorder

PsyPost website published and article and a video explainer about our research.

“A study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders investigated the relationship between walking in nature and emotional affect in those with major depressive disorder (MDD). Compared to urban settings, walking in nature successfully lowered levels of negative affect in those diagnosed with MDD. These findings help with the search for low-cost client-managed therapeutic interventions for disorders like MDD.”

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