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The potential influence of LED lighting on mental illness

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Two recent scientific breakthroughs may alter the treatment of mental illness, as discussed in this narrative review. The first was the invention of white light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which enabled an ongoing, rapid transition to energy-efficient LEDs for lighting, and the use of LEDs to backlight digital devices. The second was the discovery of melanopsin-expressing photosensitive retinal ganglion cells, which detect environmental irradiance and mediate non-image for...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
World Journal of Biological Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
59-73
Publication date:
2017-12-18
Acceptance date:
2017-12-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1814-1412
ISSN:
1562-2975
Pubs id:
pubs:813055
URN:
uri:ab2d6014-d82c-467d-bdb1-c70b810a5635
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uuid:ab2d6014-d82c-467d-bdb1-c70b810a5635
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pubs:813055

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