PHOTOTHERAPY

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noun. therapy consisting of exposure to infrared or ultraviolet light that is utilized for the remediation of not just particular skin conditions or disorders, but depression of a seasonal type too, referred to as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. Commonly referred to as bright light therapy.

PHOTOTHERAPY: "Phototherapy can be quite helpful to individuals with Vitamin D deficiencies."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PHOTOTHERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phototherapy/ (accessed December 2, 2021).

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