Journal of Affective Disorders (1993)

January 1, 1993

Y. Meesters, J.H.C. Jansen, D.G.M. Beersma, A.L. Bouhuys and R.H. van den Hoofdakker

Journal of Affective Disorders, 29(1993) 41-47


The administration of light at the development of the first signs of 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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