Blue Light Therapy and PTSD Episode 1114 Fall 2022
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Blue Light Therapy and PTSD

“The data are thrilling,” said Jordan Karp, MD, professor and chair of the College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Psychiatry. “This nonpharmacological intervention is a promising life-changing and life-saving possibility for people suffering from PTSD.” John R. Vanuk, Edward F. Pace-Schott, Ayla Bullock, Simon Esbit, Natalie S. Dailey, William D. S. Killgore. Morning blue light treatment improves sleep complaints, symptom severity, and retention of fear extinction memory in post-traumatic stress disorder.

Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2022; 16 DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2022.886816

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Blue light, 469nm, PTSD, fear extinction, sleep, fear expression, morning light, therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder. Bly, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, circadian rhythm

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