Circadian sleep-wake cycles, well-being, and light therapy in borderline personality disorder.

@article{Bromundt2013CircadianSC,
  title={Circadian sleep-wake cycles, well-being, and light therapy in borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Vivien Bromundt and Anna M Wirz-Justice and Suzanne Kyburz and Klaus Opwis and Gerhard Dammann and Christian Cajochen},
  journal={Journal of personality disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={680-96}
}
Individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) frequently suffer from sleep disturbances. The authors investigated circadian rhythms, sleep, and well-being in women with BPD in their habitual life conditions during 3 weeks with morning light therapy (LT) and 3 weeks without LT (oLT). Sleep-wake cycles were measured using wrist actimetry, proximal skin temperature as an indirect index of relaxation, as well as weekly salivary melatonin to document the internal circadian rhythm phase… CONTINUE READING
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