Slide in support for drug therapy

A survey of 1500 GPs, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists, conducted by researchers from the University of Melbourne, showed around 90% of all three professions endorsed becoming more physically active as helpful for treating depression.

In 1996 when the survey was first conducted, 79% of GPs, 87% of clinical psychologists but only 55% of psychiatrists endorsed more physical activity as helpful.

However, the helpfulness of antidepressants for treating depression declined over 16 years from 98