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Sedentary behavior and anxiety-induced sleep disturbance among 181,093 adolescents from 67 countries: a global perspective
(Elsevier: Sleep Medicine, 2019-06)
Sleep problems are burdensome in adolescents. Understanding modifiable environmental risk factors is essential. There is evidence that physical activity is protective against sleep problems in adolescents. However, the ...
The epidemiology of back pain and its relationship with depression, psychosis, anxiety, sleep disturbances, and stress sensitivity: data from 43 low- and middle-income countries
(Elsevier: General Hospital Psychiatry, 2016-12)
Back pain (BP) is a leading cause of global disability. However, population-based studies investigating its impact on mental health outcomes are lacking, particularly among low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Thus, ...
Moderate to severe generalized anxiety disorder symptoms are associated with physical inactivity in people with HIV/AIDS: a study from Uganda
(International Journal of STD & AIDS., 2020-12-15)
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore the prevalence of moderate to severe generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms and its association with physical activity in people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Uganda. ...
The efficacy of a lay health workers – led physical activity counselling program in patients with HIV and mental health problems: a real-world intervention from Uganda
(Taylor and Francis online : AIDS Care Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV., 2021-01-23)
This study explored the efficacy of a lay health worker (LHW)-led physical activity (PA) counselling program for inactive patients with HIV/AIDS and mental health problems living in a Ugandan farming community. In total ...
Physical activity and anxiety: a perspective from the World Health Survey
(Elsevier: Journal of Affective Disorders ., 2017-01-15)
Despite the known benefits of physical activity (PA) among people with anxiety, little is known about PA levels in people with anxiety at the population level. This study explored the global prevalence of anxiety and its ...
Correlates of physical activity among community-dwelling individuals aged 65 years or older with anxiety in six low- and middle-income countries
(Cambridge University Press: International Psychogeriatrics, 2017-11-08)
Given the important health benefits of physical activity (PA) and the higher risk for physical inactivity in people with anxiety, and the high prevalence of anxiety and low PA among the elderly, there is a need for research ...