Effects of fluoxetine versus bright light in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Disturbances of serotonergic neurotransmission appear to be particularly important for the pathophysiology of winter depression. This study investigated whether fluoxetine has antidepressant effects comparable to bright light in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (winter type). METHOD A randomized, parallel design was used with rater… (More)

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