Investigation of an Immediate Effect of Bright Light on Oxygen Consumption, Heart Rate, Cortisol, and α-Amylase in Seasonal Affective Disorder Subjects and Healthy Controls.

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BACKGROUND Body (fat) mass has been shown to decrease following bright light treatment for overweight women, irrespective of their seasonal (light) dependence. It is not known if this is due to an (immediate) increase of metabolism. METHODS Ten women with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and 10 non-SAD women matched by age, body mass index, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000477248

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@article{Ivanova2016InvestigationOA, title={Investigation of an Immediate Effect of Bright Light on Oxygen Consumption, Heart Rate, Cortisol, and α-Amylase in Seasonal Affective Disorder Subjects and Healthy Controls.}, author={Iana A Ivanova and Konstantin V. Danilenko and Lyubomir I. Aftanas}, journal={Neuropsychobiology}, year={2016}, volume={74 4}, pages={219-225} }