Chronotherapeutics Literature

Chronotherapy Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Journal Articles

Wirz-Justice A, Benedetti F, Berger M, Lam RW, Martiny K, Terman M, Wu JC
Chronotherapeutics (Light and Wake Therapy) in Affective Disorders.
Editorial, Psychological Medicine. 2005 Jul;35(7):939-44.

Terman M, Terman J.S.
Light therapy for seasonal and nonseasonal depression: efficacy, protocol, safety and side effects.
CNS Spectrums, 2005 Aug;10(8):647-63.

Golden, RN, Gaynes BN, Ekstrom RD, Hamer RM, Jacobsen FM, Suppes T, Wisner KL, Nemeroff CB.
The efficacy of light therapy in the treatment of mood disorders: a review and meta-analysis of the evidence.
Am J Psychiatry, 2005 Apr;162(4):656-62.

Wirz-Justice A, Terman M, Oren DA, Goodwin FK, Kripke DF, Whybrow PC, Wisner KL, Wu JC, Lam RW, Berger M, Danilenko KV, Kasper S, Smeraldi E, Takahashi K, Thompson C, van den Hoofdakker RH.
Brightening depression.
Science. 2004 Jan 23;303(5657):467-9.

Tuunainen A, Kripke DF, Endo T.
Light therapy for non-seasonal depression.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;(2):CD004050.

Forbes D, Morgan DG, Bangma J, Peacock S, Pelletier N, Adamson J.
Light therapy for managing sleep, behaviour, and mood disturbances in dementia.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;(2):CD003946.

Wirz-Justice A, Van den Hoofdakker RH.
Sleep deprivation in depression: what do we know, where do we go?
Biol Psychiatry. 1999 Aug 15;46(4):445-53.

Terman M, Terman JS, Quitkin FM, McGrath PJ, Stewart JW, Rafferty B.
Light therapy for seasonal affective disorder. A review of efficacy.
Neuropsychopharmacology. 1989 Mar;2(1):1-22.


Seasonal Affective Disorder and Beyond: Light Treatment for SAD and Non-SAD Conditions.
Lam RW (Ed),
American Psychiatric Association Press 1998; ISBN: 0880488670

Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder. The first comprehensive clinical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or winter depression.
Lam RW, Levitt AJ (Eds),
Clinical & Academic Publishing Vancouver, BC, Canada 1999; ISBN 0-9685874-1-0

Light therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Journal Articles

Terman JS, Terman M, Lo ES, Cooper TB.
Circadian time of morning light administration and therapeutic response in winter depression.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2001 Jan;58(1):69-75.

Avery DH.
A turning point for seasonal affective disorder and light therapy research?
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998 Oct;55(10):863-4.

Wirz-Justice A.
Beginning to see the light.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998 Oct;55(10):861-2

Eastman CI, Young MA, Fogg LF, Liu L, Meaden PM.
Bright light treatment of winter depression: a placebo-controlled trial.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998 Oct;55(10):883-9.

Terman M, Terman JS, Ross DC.
A controlled trial of timed bright light and negative air ionization for treatment of winter depression.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998 Oct;55(10):875-82.

Lewy AJ, Bauer VK, Cutler NL, Sack RL, Ahmed S, Thomas KH, Blood ML, Jackson JM.
Morning vs evening light treatment of patients with winter depression.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998 Oct;55(10):890-6.

Swedo SE, Allen AJ, Glod CA, Clark CH, Teicher MH, Richter D, Hoffman C, Hamburger SD, Dow S, Brown C, Rosenthal NE.
A controlled trial of light therapy for the treatment of pediatric seasonal affective disorder.
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1997 Jun;36(6):816-21.

Light Therapy for Nonseasonal Depression & other Psychiatric Disorders

Journal Articles

Epperson CN, Terman M, Terman JS, Hanusa BH, Oren DA, Peindl KS, Wisner KL.
Randomized clinical trial of bright light therapy for antepartum depression: preliminary findings.
Clin Psychiatry. 2004 Mar;65(3):421-5.

Oren DA, Wisner KL, Spinelli M, Epperson CN, Peindl KS, Terman JS, Terman M.
An open trial of morning light therapy for treatment of antepartum depression.
Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Apr;159(4):666-9.

Lam RW, Goldner EM, Solyom L, Remick RA.
A controlled study of light therapy for bulimia nervosa.
Am J Psychiatry. 1994 May;151(5):744-50.

Goel N, Terman M, Terman JS, Macchi MM, Stewart JW
Controlled trial of bright light and negative air ions for chronic depression.
Psychol Med. 2005 Jul;35(7):945-55

Martiny K, Lunde M, Unden M, Dam H, Bech P.
Adjunctive bright light in non-seasonal major depression: results from clinician-rated depression scales.
Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2005 Aug;112(2):117-25

Martiny K, Lunde M, Unden M, Dam H, Bech P.
Adjunctive bright light in non-seasonal major depression: results from patient-reported symptom and well-being scales.
Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2005 Jun;111(6):453-9.

Martiny K.
Adjunctive bright light in non-seasonal major depression.
Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl. 2004;(425):7-28.

Barbini B, Benedetti F, Colombo C, Dotoli D, Bernasconi A, Cigala-Fulgosi M, Florita M, Smeraldi E.
Dark therapy for mania: a pilot study.
Bipolar Disord. 2005 Feb;7(1):98-101.

Benedetti F, Colombo C, Pontiggia A, Bernasconi A, Florita M, Smeraldi E.
Morning light treatment hastens the antidepressant effect of citalopram: a placebo-controlled trial.
J Clin Psychiatry. 2003 Jun;64(6):648-53.

Benedetti F, Colombo C, Barbini B, Campori E, Smeraldi E. Morning sunlight reduces length of hospitalization in bipolar depression.
Affect Disord. 2001 Feb;62(3):221-3.

Beauchemin KM, Hays P.
Phototherapy is a useful adjunct in the treatment of depressed in-patients.
Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1997 May;95(5):424-7

Beauchemin KM, Hays P.
Sunny hospital rooms expedite recovery from severe and refractory depressions.
J Affect Disord. 1996 Sep 9;40(1-2):49-51.

Terman M, Levine SM, Terman JS, Doherty S.
Chronic fatigue syndrome and seasonal affective disorder: comorbidity, diagnostic overlap, and implications for treatment.
Am J Med. 1998 Sept 28; 105(3A):115S-124S

Sleep Depreivation

Journal Articles

Voderholzer U, Valerius G, Schaerer L, Riemann D, Giedke H, Schwarzler F, Berger M, Wiegand M.
Is the antidepressive effect of sleep deprivation stabilized by a three day phase advance of the sleep period? A pilot study.
Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2003 Apr;253(2):68-72.

Loving RT, Kripke DF, Shuchter SR.
Bright light augments antidepressant effects of medication and wake therapy.
Depress Anxiety. 2002;16(1):1-3.

Benedetti F, Barbini B, Campori E, Fulgosi MC, Pontiggia A, Colombo C.
Sleep phase advance and lithium to sustain the antidepressant effect of total sleep deprivation in bipolar depression: new findings supporting the internal coincidence model?
J Psychiatr Res. 2001 Nov-Dec;35(6):323-9.

Colombo C, Lucca A, Benedetti F, Barbini B, Campori E, Smeraldi E.
Total sleep deprivation combined with lithium and light therapy in the treatment of bipolar depression: replication of main effects and interaction.
Psychiatry Res. 2000 Jul 24;95(1):43-53.

Colombo C, Benedetti F, Barbini B, Campori E, Smeraldi E.
Rate of switch from depression into mania after therapeutic sleep deprivation in bipolar depression.
Psychiatry Res. 1999 Jun 30;86(3):267-70.

Benedetti F, Colombo C, Barbini B, Campori E, Smeraldi E.
Ongoing lithium treatment prevents relapse after total sleep deprivation.
J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1999 Jun;19(3):240-5.

Smeraldi E, Benedetti F, Barbini B, Campori E, Colombo C.
Sustained antidepressant effect of sleep deprivation combined with pindolol in bipolar depression. A placebo-controlled trial.
Neuropsychopharmacology. 1999 Apr;20(4):380-5.

Wu JC, Bunney WE.
The biological basis of an antidepressant response to sleep deprivation and relapse: review and hypothesis.
Am J Psychiatry. 1990 Jan;147(1):14-21.