World PT Day 2018: Resources for your campaign

Research supporting the role of physical therapy and/or physical activity in mental health

Exercise as a treatment for depression: a meta-analysis adjusting for publication bias
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26978184

An examination of the anxiolytic effects of exercise for people with anxiety and stress-related disorders: a meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28088704

Aerobic exercise improves cognitive functioning in people with schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27521348

Cardiorespiratory fitness in severe mental Illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27299747

Sedentary behavior and physical activity levels in people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder: a global systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28941119

Physical activity and incident depression: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29690792

Cardiorespiratory fitness in severe mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27299747

Physiotherapy for people with mental health problems in Sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5787323/

Dropout from exercise randomized controlled trials among people with depression: a meta-analysis and meta regression
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26551405

Prevalence and predictors of treatment dropout from physical activity interventions in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26719106

Physiotherapy in mental health and psychiatry: a scientific and clinical based approach
https://www.elsevierhealth.com.au/physiotherapy-in-mental-health-and-psychiatry-9780702072680.html

Research around people with high levels of mental health comorbidity relevant to physical therapists

Prevalence of depressive symptoms and anxiety in osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26795974

Prevalence and predictors of post-stroke mood disorders: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of depression, anxiety and adjustment disorder
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28807138

Relationship between depression and frailty in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28366616

Prevalence of depression in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled studies
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0954611116301305

Prevalence, incidence and mortality from cardiovascular disease in patients with pooled and specific severe mental illness: A large-scale meta-analysis of 3,211,768 patients and 113,383,368 controls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28498599

Physical multimorbidity and psychosis: comprehensive cross sectional analysis including 242,952 people across 48 low- and middle-income countries
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27871281

Diabetes mellitus in people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder: a systematic review and large-scale meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27265707

Risk of metabolic syndrome and its components in people with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26407790

The prevalence and moderators of clinical pain in people with schizophrenia: a systematic review and large-scale meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25458569

The prevalence of pain in bipolar disorder: a systematic review and large-scale meta-analysis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25098864

A meta-analysis of prevalence estimates and moderators of low bone mass in people with schizophrenia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25041606

General resources on mental health

WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO) data on mental health
http://www.who.int/gho/mental_health/en/

WHO infographics: health and economic benefits of investment in mental health
http://www.who.int/mental_health/advocacy/WB_event_infographics/en/

WHO Mental Health ATLAS 2017
http://www.who.int/mental_health/en/

Mental Health Foundation
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-to-using-exercise

General resources on physical activity

WHO factsheet: Physical activity and adults
http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/factsheet_adults/en/

WHO: Ten facts on physical activity
http://www.who.int/features/factfiles/physical_activity/en/

WHO information sheet: global recommendations on physical activity for health (5-17 years old)
http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/publications/recommendations5_17years/en/

WHO information sheet: global recommendations on physical activity for health (65 years and above)
http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/publications/recommendations65yearsold/en/