Circadian Rhythm Disorders and Chronotherapy for Mood Disorders

@inproceedings{Timtim2020CircadianRD,
  title={Circadian Rhythm Disorders and Chronotherapy for Mood Disorders},
  author={Sara Timtim and David K. Welsh},
  year={2020}
}
Human circadian timing—most visibly, the sleep-wake cycle—is constantly calibrated to match changing environmental conditions, through a complex system that responds mainly to ambient light. For psychiatrists, the most familiar clinical manifestations of disordered circadian timing are sleep disorders, that is, impaired intrinsic circadian cycling or a persistent mismatch between an individual’s sleep timing and societal expectations, and this chapter discusses their psychopathology. However… Expand
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