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The effects of 1 night of total sleep deprivation on mood state and visual light-dark adaptation were studied in 15 patients with major depression and nine normal comparison subjects. Mood improvements were evident in all but one patient, although responders ( n = 9) could be easily distinguished...
Specific behavioral consequences of seasonal affective disorder have not been closely examined. Length of daylight is evaluated in relation to medication errors in a medical center located in the far north. Factors such as numbers of patient admissions, discharges, and deaths were controlled with...
The authors administered the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire (TPQ) on two occasions separated by more than 1 month to 30 patients with psychotic disorders to examine hypothesized relationships between affective symptomatology and the TPQ dimension Harm Avoidance. As predicted, changes in...