Psychiatric morbidity and time zone changes: a study of patients from Heathrow airport.


In a two-year period, 186 patients were admitted from Heathrow Airport to the nearest psychiatric hospital. Affective illness was related to time zone change. Depression was diagnosed significantly more often on flights from east to west (P less than 0.012 east to west versus west to east; P less than 0.015 north to south combined with south to north versus… (More)


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