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Morning Light Treatment for Traumatic Stress: The Role of Amygdala Reactivity

2019-10-11 10:03:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of different amounts of time of morning light on brain emotional processing.

Study Design

Conditions

Stress

Intervention

Light therapy A via the Re-Timer®, Light therapy B via the Re-Timer®, Light therapy C via the Re-Timer®

Location

The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor
Michigan
United States
48109

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Michigan

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-11T10:03:44-0400

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