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Bright Light Therapy for Depression: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: August 28, 2019
Project Number: RB1391-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of bright light therapy in patients with major depressive disorder or persistent depressive disorder?

Key Message

One systematic review, and two randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of bright light therapy in patients with major depressive disorder or persistent depressive disorder.