Purpose: The purpose of this pilot project was to establish an interprofessional collaborative process for college students treated with prescribed exercise to manage depression. Design and Methods: Program evaluation of this pilot project was a pretest/posttest design. Participants who were prescribed exercise as a treatment for depression were referred to the campus wellness coaching program. Baseline and follow-up data included Patient Health Questionnaire-9 scores and qualitative reports. Findings: The project demonstrated the feasibility and benefits of an interprofessional collaborative process for facilitating prescribed exercise in the treatment of college depression. Practice Implication: Continued use of this established process might help to reduce the burden of college depression.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Perspectives in Psychiatric Care|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2020|
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- college health
- college population
- prescribed exercise
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatric Mental Health