Perinatal depression (PND) has an overall estimated prevalence of roughly 12 %. Untreated PND has significant negative consequences not only on the health of the mothers, but also on the physical, emotional and cognitive development of their children. No certain risk factors are known to predict PND and no completely safe drug treatments are available during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Sleep and depression are strongly related to each other because of a solid reciprocal causal relationship. Bright light therapy (BLT) is a well-tested and safe treatment, effective in both depression and circadian/sleep disorders.
Chronobiology, sleep-related risk factors and light therapy in perinatal depression : the "Life-ON" project / S. Baiardi, F. Cirignotta, A. Cicolin, C. Garbazza, A. D'Agostino, O. Gambini, A. Giordano, M. Canevini, E. Zambrelli, A.M. Marconi, S. Mondini, S. Borgwardt, C. Cajochen, N. Rizzo, M. Manconi. - In: BMC PSYCHIATRY. - ISSN 1471-244X. - 16:1(2016 Nov 04), pp. 1-10.
|Titolo:||Chronobiology, sleep-related risk factors and light therapy in perinatal depression : the "Life-ON" project|
|Parole Chiave:||actigraphy; chronobiology; circadian rhythms; light therapy; perinatal depression; polysomnography; pregnancy; sleep; sleep disorders|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/26 - Neurologia|
Settore MED/39 - Neuropsichiatria Infantile
Settore MED/25 - Psichiatria
Settore MED/40 - Ginecologia e Ostetricia
|Data di pubblicazione:||4-nov-2016|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-016-1086-0|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|