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Light Treatment Improves Sleep, Depression, Agitation In Alzheimer's, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Study



6/4/2014 7:19:32 AM

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A new study suggests that light treatment tailored to increase circadian stimulation during the day may improve sleep, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Results show that exposure to the tailored light treatment during daytime hours for four weeks significantly increased sleep quality, efficiency and total sleep duration. It also significantly reduced scores for depression and agitation.

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