Onderzoek lichttherapie bij ouderen

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  • Et of Bright Light and Melatonin on Cognitive and Noncognitive Function in Elderly Residents of Group Care Facilities: a Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2008 Jun 11;299(22):2642-55Riemersma-van der Lek RF, Swaab DF, Twisk J, Hol EM, Hoogendijk WJ, Van Someren EJ.
  • High-intensity Environmental Light in Dementia: Effect on Sleep and Activity. J Am Geriatr Soc 2007;55(10):1524-33. Sloane PD, Williams CS, Mitchell CM, Preisser JS, Wood W, Barrick AL, Hickman SE, Gill KS, Connell BR, Edinger J, Zimmerman S.
  • Circadian Phase Response Curves to Light in Older and Young Women and Men. J Circadian Rhythms 2007:10;5:4. Kripke DF, Elliott JA, Youngstedt SD, Rex KM. Light Exposure is Related to Social and Emotional Functioning and to Quality of Life in Older Women. Psychiatry Research 2006(143):35-42. Grandner MA, Kripke DF, Langer RD.
  • Effect of Light on Agitation in Institutionalized Patients With Severe Alzheimer Disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2003;11(2):194-203. Ancoli-Israel S, Martin JL, Gehrman P, Shochat T, Corey-Bloom J, Marler M, Nolan S, Levi L.
  • Effect of Light Treatment on Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Demented Nursing Home Patients. J Am Geriatr Soc 2002;50(2):282-9. Ancoli-Israel S, Martin JL, Kripke DF, Marler M, Klauber MR.
  • Bright Light Treatment Decreases Depression in Institutionalized Older Adults: a Placebo-controlled Crossover Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2001;56(6):M356-60. Sumaya IC, Rienzi BM, Deegan JF 2nd, Moss D.
  • Morning Bright Light Therapy for Sleep and Behavior Disorders in Elderly Patients with Dementia. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1994;89:1-7. Mishima K, Okawa M, Hishikawa Y, Hozumi S, Hori H, Takahashi K.