Circadian components are profound in depressive disorders, such seasonal affective disorder. This article introduces a course to be given at this year’s APA Meeting in Toronto, on melatonin and light treatment.
The human condition is such that all of us may be vulnerable to seasonal affective disorder. If placed in an environment sufficiently deprived of light we would all develop a reversible syndrome of major depression.
In this video, Dr Karl Doghramji, describes the various agents available for managing sleep disorders and discusses the adverse effects associated with over-the-counter, nutraceutical, and prescription sleep aids.