Side effects of adjunct light therapy in patients with major depression

@article{Mller1997SideEO,
  title={Side effects of adjunct light therapy in patients with major depression},
  author={Matthias M{\"u}ller and Erich Seifritz and Martin Hatzinger and Ulrich Hemmeter and Edith Holsboer-Trachsler},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={1997},
  volume={247},
  pages={252-258}
}
Adjunct bright-light therapy has been suggested to augment antidepressant drug treatment in patients with non-seasonal major depression. Side effects of the combined therapy have not been investigated thus far. Therefore, somatic complaints and side effects of combined therapy were evaluated in 28 patients with major depression (DSM-III-R) randomly assigned to either trimipramine or trimipramine and serially applied adjunct bright-light therapy. Response rates were comparable in both treatment… CONTINUE READING