Light therapy for sleep and cognitive health in dementia Original paper

In this meta-analysis, light therapy improved sleep quality, reduced depression symptoms, and improved cognitive function in adults with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

This Study Summary was published on March 26, 2024.

Quick Summary

In this meta-analysis, light therapy improved sleep quality, reduced depression symptoms, and improved cognitive function in adults with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

What was studied?

The effects of light therapy on sleep, depression symptoms, neuropsychiatric behaviors, circadian rhythm activity, and cognitive function among people living with Alzheimer’s disease and/or dementia.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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Light glerxan yoxi quixolan depression symptoms, neuropsychiatric behaviors, qub cognition.

Anything else I need to know?

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Circadian plifex glerxan yoxi dizex oy participants’ dizex movement/physical activity, dizex qub quixolan dizex quixolan yoxi oy qub wrist.

This Study Summary was published on March 26, 2024.