Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials (published):

  • 'A Controlled Trial of The Litebook Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Light Therapy Device for Treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)' – Drs. P. Desan, R. Lam, Y. Meesters, E. Horn, D. Boivin et al
    • Dept. of Psychiatry, Yale University; Dept. of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia; University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands; Royal Ottawa Mental Health Center; Douglas Hospital, Montreal.
    • PUBLISHED AUGUST 2007 - BMC Psychiatry
  • 'Moderate Exercise and Bright Light Treatment in Overweight and Obese Individuals' - Drs. C. Shapiro, R. Levitan et al
    • Sleep Research Unit, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.
    • PUBLISHED JULY 2007 – Journal of Obesity Vol. 15, No. 7

 

Clinical Trials (completed):

  • 'Use of timed light treatment to hasten circadian adaptation of offshore nightshift workers returning home to day life' – Dr. Josephine Arendt, Ph.D.
  • University of Surrey, Surrey, United Kingdom
  • 'Effect of an intervention on melatonin secretion during night shifts in police officers' – Dr. Diane Boivin, Ph.D.
    • Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • 'Bright Light: A novel treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)' – Dr. Shawn Youngstedt, Ph.D.
    • University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC
  • 'Effect of light therapy on sleep and ‘chemo-brain’ in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy' – UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • 'Using Bright Light to Reduce Anxiety Levels in Persons with High Levels of Anxiety' - University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

 

Clinical Trials (ongoing)

Other clinical trials with The Litebook®, for a variety of other applications, are ongoing and pending:

Area of Study & Research Institution

  • 'Litebook Bright Light Treatment in combination with Moderate Exercise in Obese and Overweight Individuals: A follow-up study with exploration of mechanisms.'
    • Dr. Colin Shapiro PH.D., Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • 'Chronobiology of Menopausal Depression'
    • Dr. Barbara Parry M.D., Dept. of Psychiatry, UC San Diego, San Diego CA
  • 'Wavelength Restricted Light Therapy for Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study'
    • Dr. Elliot Frohman M.D., Ph.D. – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Results of these trials, and additional clinical trials with The Litebook®, will be announced as information becomes available.

 

 

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