“Going to church is an effective way of keeping depression at bay, research suggests.

People who join a religious organisation – whether it is a church, synagogue or mosque – have better mental health than those who join a community group or political party, academics found.

Membership of a religious group is also more beneficial than taking part in sport, education or charity work, their study suggests.”

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