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Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders: A Clinician's Manual for Light and Wake Therapy‘Light therapy’ is established worldwide as the treatment of choice for seasonal affective disorder. It is also successfuly used in nonseasonal depression, as well as for many other psychiatric and neurologic illnesses, and in sleep medicine. ‘Wake therapy’ is the fastest antidepressant known. Imaging studies show that both methods share neurobiological substrates with antidepressants, but act much faster. ‘Chronotherapeutics’ – the combination of light and wake therapy – achieves rapid …

ChronotherapeuticsIn nature, many physical processes are governed by the passage of time. The study of these processes, chronobiology, reveals rhythmic patterns which may be yearly, monthly, daily or more frequent. Novel drug delivery systems are currently being delivered that will release varying quantities of a drug at optimum times to coincide with these rhythmic patterns. Chronotherapeutics considers the pharmaceutical and therapeutic implications associated with biological clocks, solely in relation to human…

Optimum Time for Acupuncture: A Collection of Traditional Chinese ChronotherapeuticsTraditional Chinese medicine holds that there is a relative adaptation of the human body to the natural environment. By integrating this holistic concept with the chronobiological theory of current western medicine, the compiler expounded Zi Wu Liu Zhu (method of Adopting Branches, Adopting Stems, Inter-Generation, Selecting Points of the Same Clan), Ling Gui Ba Fa (eight techniques of mysterious turtle), Fei Teng Ba Fa (eight techniques of soaring), and the technique of selecting points …

Chronotherapeutics: The Relevance of Timing in Drug TherapyThe biology of human being is not constant throughout the day, instead it varies predictably in time” co-coordinating biological rhythm (Chronobiology) with medical treatment is called chronotherapy. Chronobiology means time related events that shape our daily biological responses and applies to any aspect of medicine with regard to altering pathophysiology and treatment response. New advances in technology make possible chronotherapy that is increase in efficiency and safety of medications by p…

Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders: A Clinician's Manual for Light and Wake Therapy by A. Wirz-Justice (2013-06-07)The biology of human being is not constant throughout the day, instead it varies predictably in time” co-coordinating biological rhythm (Chronobiology) with medical treatment is called chronotherapy. Chronobiology means time related events that shape our daily biological responses and applies to any aspect of medicine with regard to altering pathophysiology and treatment response. New advances in technology make possible chronotherapy that is increase in efficiency and safety of medications by p…

Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders: A Clinician's Manual for Light and Wake Therapy by A. Wirz-Justice (2012-12-31)The biology of human being is not constant throughout the day, instead it varies predictably in time” co-coordinating biological rhythm (Chronobiology) with medical treatment is called chronotherapy. Chronobiology means time related events that shape our daily biological responses and applies to any aspect of medicine with regard to altering pathophysiology and treatment response. New advances in technology make possible chronotherapy that is increase in efficiency and safety of medications by p…

Chronotherapeutics (2003-09-03)The biology of human being is not constant throughout the day, instead it varies predictably in time” co-coordinating biological rhythm (Chronobiology) with medical treatment is called chronotherapy. Chronobiology means time related events that shape our daily biological responses and applies to any aspect of medicine with regard to altering pathophysiology and treatment response. New advances in technology make possible chronotherapy that is increase in efficiency and safety of medications by p…

Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders: A Clinician's Manual for Light and Wake Therapy Paperback - June 7, 2013The biology of human being is not constant throughout the day, instead it varies predictably in time” co-coordinating biological rhythm (Chronobiology) with medical treatment is called chronotherapy. Chronobiology means time related events that shape our daily biological responses and applies to any aspect of medicine with regard to altering pathophysiology and treatment response. New advances in technology make possible chronotherapy that is increase in efficiency and safety of medications by p…

Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders: A Clinician's Manual for Light and Wake Therapy by A. Wirz-Justice, F. Benedetti, Michael Terman (2013) PaperbackThe biology of human being is not constant throughout the day, instead it varies predictably in time” co-coordinating biological rhythm (Chronobiology) with medical treatment is called chronotherapy. Chronobiology means time related events that shape our daily biological responses and applies to any aspect of medicine with regard to altering pathophysiology and treatment response. New advances in technology make possible chronotherapy that is increase in efficiency and safety of medications by p…