Beth Lewis

Dr. Beth Lewis researches the effectiveness of non face-to-face behavioral interventions for physical activity promotion among sedentary adults. She tests various motivational strategies to make physical activity a part of everyday life. Her most recent studies have been randomized trials examining the effect of exercise on preventing postpartum depression. Beth received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Dakota State University before earning her master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota. She completed her postdoctoral training at Brown University in the area of behavioral medicine.

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Articles by Beth Lewis, Ph.D.

Preventing Postpartum Depression With Exercise

Fri Apr 25, 2014

Research indicates that women with a personal and/or maternal history of depression are more likely to develop depression during the postpartum phase than women without a history. We recently examined […]

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