Rebecca Prussin, Philip Harvey, and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo argue in the following viewpoint that although exercise can be a beneficial treatment for depression and anxiety, it can also result in exercise addiction—an acute form of dependency that negatively affects the patient’s personal and professional life. Prussin is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University in New York; Harvey is the director of clinical research and psychology training at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York; and DiGeronimo is a writer whose books include Raising a Healthy...
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