Early light treatment can prevent an emerging winter depression from developing into a full-blown depression.
- Published Article
Journal of Affective Disorders
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 1993
The administration of light at the development of the first signs of a winter depression appears to prevent it from developing into a full-blown depression. Not a single patient from a group of 16 treated this way became severely depressed during the remaining part of the winter season, whereas 5 out of 11 from the non-treated control group did.
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