Psych Matters Blog
On June 19, 1865, Black slaves in Galveston, Texas, were informed that two years earlier, President Abraham Lincoln had declared the freedom of enslaved people. While Juneteenth has been a day of commemoration and celebration since 1866, many remain unaware of its history and importance.
For many patients with depression, exercise can be a potent treatment for depression, either alone or as combination therapy. As healers, part of our mission is to not only treat but to prevent mental illness. So, what is the potential role of exercise in preventing depression?
Bias lives in all of us and it plays out in our personal and professional lives in many ways. As researchers, we may be aware of the arduous task of recruiting a diverse subject pool, recognizing that generalizing results to the larger population when your subjects do not reflect the community is more than just a pitfall of doing human research.