REFERENCES

Online resources and organizations
 

American Psychological Association
www.psych.org

American Psychological Association
www.apa.org

Bipolar Aware
www.bipolaraware.org

Bipolar World
www.bphope.com

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
www.dbsalliance.org

International Bipolar Foundation
www.ibpf.org

International Foundation for Nutrition and Health
www.ifnh.org

McMan’s Depression and Bipolar Web
www.mcmanweb.com

Mental Health America
www.mentalhealthamerica.net

Mental Health Recovery
www.mentalhealthrecovery.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
www.nami.org

National Institute of Mental Health: Information on Bipolar Disorder
www.nimh.nih.gov

Psychiatry Online
www.ajp.psychiatryonline.org

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
www.yourhealthinmind.org/

Stop Stigma Sacramento Speaker’s Bureau
 https://www.stopstigmasacramento.org

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
www.mentalhealth.va.gov/bipolar.asp

WebMD
www.webmd.com




Light therapy, SAD and Depression
Many of these links for light therapy, Seasonal Affected Disorder (SAD) and depression are provided by Alaska Northern Lights, producer of light therapy boxes.
www.alaskanorthernlights.com

DepressionToolKit , Everything you need to know about SAD. *

Columbia University Clinical Chronobiology Group, new and ongoing clinical trials at Columbia, all of which emphasize non-drug treatments for depression
Psychologyinfo.com SAD Page


PsyCom , a guide to treating SAD.


Los Angeles Times, Seasonal affective disorder increasingly a workplace issue


Q & A on Bright Light Therapy


Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy
Study on Light Therapy entitled, "Brighten Your Life" by Daniel F. Kripke, M.D.
Other Uses for Light Therapy beyond SAD
WebMD , Light Therapy, When and why light therapy should be used.
WebMD , Seasonal Affective Disorder, Learn what SAD is and how you can treat it.


Resources
www.sleepresearchsociety.org: Melatonin production information from the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms.
Columbia Clinical Chronobiology Program. Medication, Light and ion therapy for depression.
HealthyGreat.com HealthyGreat.com is a health directory. You can find links to other websites relating to health, diseases and conditions, holistic health, cancer, beauty, fitness, nursing, yoga, healing, weight loss and other information about health.
www.healthyplace.com Healthy Place is a consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on disorders and medications from both a consumer and expert point of view.
www.PubMed.gov The effect of ultraviolet radiation from a novel portable fluorescent lamp on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 levels in healthy adults with Fitzpatrick skin types II and III.

Books
"Beyond Prozac" by Michael J. Norden, M.D.
"Broken Minds, Hope for Healing When You Feel Like You're Losing It" by Rev. Steve Bloem.
"Fight the Winter Blues: Don't Be Sad: Your Guide to Conquering Seasonal Affective Disorder" by Celeste Peters, Script Publishing Inc.
"The Light Book" by Jane Wegscheider Hyman, Ballantine Books.
"Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Overcome It." by Norman Rosenthal, is a complete resource book on SAD, available from Guilford Press, Inc., NY.
"Winter Depression" by Angela Smyth, Unwin Paperbacks.


Miscellaneous other links.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W67NoJ34DRo&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBfxx7Rub5A&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlZiHbYb36Q&feature=related




 

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