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Why is phototherapy an effective treatment for seasonal affective disorder (sad)?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: The cause

The cause of seasonal affective disorder is thought to be a reaction to the reduced light in the winter. Hence the treatment with light therapy.

In brief: The cause

The cause of seasonal affective disorder is thought to be a reaction to the reduced light in the winter. Hence the treatment with light therapy.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry

In brief: DIURNAL

Humans are diurnal mammals ao we are activated by light and a light box will trick the brain into thinking that it is a spring or summer day if you use the proper light box at 10, 000 lux.

In brief: DIURNAL

Humans are diurnal mammals ao we are activated by light and a light box will trick the brain into thinking that it is a spring or summer day if you use the proper light box at 10, 000 lux.
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