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The Uses of Bright Light in an Office Practice

How to Brighten Up Your Patients
  • Daniel F. Kripke
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Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

Fresh air, exercise, and a healthy diet have been the nostrums of physicians throughout history. Modem physicians have been forgetting the “fresh air,” which we can now understand as the value of outdoor daylight. A more scientific understanding of the value of daylight has developed recently. Moreover, we have learned how a physician can substitute bright artificial light to help patients who no longer spend much time outdoors.

Keywords

Bright Light Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder Bright Light Therapy Body Clock 
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