Monday, September 23, 2019
When Depression Ignores the Seasons, but Light Therapy Works

When Depression Ignores the Seasons, but Light Therapy Works

Light Therapy Has Not Been an Option for Major Depression. Until Now. Michael Terman, PhD Posted on Psychology Today December 14, 2015 It's not news that antidepressants often...

More on the Chronotherapy / Cognitive Therapy Interface

Light therapy — a primary tool of chronotherapy — directly adjusts our body clock into sync with our sleep cycle, with an antidepressant effect...

Traveling Light: Why I brought my light to Chicago

Our intrepid Abigail Strubel, having experienced an array of disappointments with one treatment or another — admittedly sometimes with temporary relief — hones in on...

Light Therapy Good, Bunkum Bad

It’s not just a matter of switching on bright lights. So many factors are at play. We rely on clinical trials to show what...

When Do You Need Protective Eyewear?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD To figure out whether, and when, you need protective eyewear, you need to know about the kind of light that can disrupt...

Tips to Help Children on the Autism Spectrum Get to Sleep

Here are four tips and additional reading you may find helpful in putting your child to bed. Reduce your child’s exposure to bright light before...

From Winter Solstice to Winter Doldrums

The difficult season lags behind the changes in sunlight. Where you live — north-south, and east-west within your time zone — determines the chance...
The Effects of Light on Health

The Effects of Light on Health

The Effects of Light on HealthIt turns out that it is not only how much light you get. When you get that light affects...

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