Promissing results for mental problems other than mood and sleep disorders.
Light may not only improve the feelings related to depressions, dementias or sleeplessness, but also our ability to think and cope with stress. Stunning findings recently published in respected Hormones and Behavior journal.
When anxiety is present together with depression, phototherapy helps with both. But how about anxiety itself? Research on this topic is sparse, so it is too early for any conclusions.
There are many clues connecting ADHD to circadian rhythm. At the same time, circadian rhythm is directly manipulated by bright light therapy. Could therapy lamps help those who struggle with inattention and hyperactivity more than pills?