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The effects of low-intensity narrow-band blue-light treatment compared to bright white-light treatment in seasonal affective disorder.

07:00 EST 21st February 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The effects of low-intensity narrow-band blue-light treatment compared to bright white-light treatment in seasonal affective disorder."

Ever since a new photoreceptor was discovered with a highest sensitivity to 470-490 nm blue light, it has been speculated that blue light has some advantages in the treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) over more traditional treatments. In this study we compared the effects of exposure to narrow-band blue light (BLUE) to those of broad-wavelength white light (BLT) in the treatment of SAD.

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Name: Journal of affective disorders
ISSN: 1573-2517
Pages: 48-51

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