Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Light Therapy: Its Discovery and Applications

How it all began Light therapy is one of the most exciting and scientifically interesting developments in medicine today. First, it is one of the...

Light Therapy Provides Major Improvement in Parkinson’s Disease

by Gregory L. Willis The Bronowski Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Melbourne, Australia Gregory L. Willis PhD is Director of the Bronowski Clinic and the Bronowski Institute...

An Ideal Marriage: Basic and Clinical Research in Chronobiology

by Anna Wirz-Justice Centre for Chronobiology, Psychiatric Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland Anna Wirz-Justice PhD, Professor emeritus, is a founding member of the Society for Light Treatment...

Letter to My “Quarterly Club” Patients

by Carla Hellekson, MD Carla Hellekson MD was among the very first psychiatrists studying Seasonal Affective Disorder in the eighties, is a Charter member of...

CET’s Basic Guide to Light Therapy

Many individuals with depression are unwilling or unable to take medication or have found it ineffective. Bright light therapy is now established as a...

Beyond sanitizing and social distancing

Beyond sanitizing and social distancing – a healthy circadian rhythm may keep you sane and increase resilience to fight COVID-19 ...

I work in rotating shifts: two days of 7 AM – 3 PM, then

A reader asks: I work in rotating shifts: two days of 7 AM - 3 PM, then two days of 3 PM - 11 PM,...
Sunlight Is the Best Medicine

Sunlight is the best medicine. Not a metaphor—science

How sunshine can shorten hospital stays and promote better healing Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously remarked, “Sunlight is said to be the best of...

Seeking Treatment for Light Therapy, and Other Chronotherapy

CET does not recommend trying light therapy, or any other circadian rhythm treatment, without the supervision of a professional. Although side effects are rare,...

Dawn – Dusk Simulation Therapy

Difference Between Dawn Simulation and Bright Light Therapy Dawn and dusk simulation (DDS) therapy provides a departure from standard bright light therapy in the followings...

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