What is the CCAD?

The Committee on Chronotherapeutics in Affective Disorders (CCAD) was formed in 2004 by ISAD to review chronotherapeutics (light and wake therapy) in affective disorders. The committee's report has been published as an Editorial in Psychological Medicine.

Who are the members?

Anna Wirz-Justice(Chair)
Centre for Chronobiology, University Psychiatric Clinics, Basel, Switzerland

Francesco Benedetti
Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

Mathias Berger
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, Germany

Raymond Lam
Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Klaus Martiny
Research Unit, Frederiksborg General Hospital, Hilleroed, Denmark

Michael Terman
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, USA

Joseph Wu
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California at Irvine, USA

Selected Sources of Information

The Committee on Chronotherapeutics has selected sources of information for interested readers and would be happy to receive feedback and further information that we might have missed.
Please contact
Anna Wirz-Justice

ISAD Report of chronotherapeutics
Light & wake therapy in affective disorders (summary)
The complete report, now published as an Editorial in Psychological Medicine in July 2005 (Vol 35: 939-944), can now be seen as a pdf file.

Full Report PDF