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light therapy

exposure of the human eye to visible radiation for the treatment of affective disorders or disorders due to circadian disruption

EXAMPLE a) for affective disorders: seasonal affective disorder or winter depression;
b) for disorders due to circadian disruption: advanced phase sleep disorder, circadian desynchronization related to shift work or jet travel

Note 1 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-670 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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