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Light therapy for people with epilepsy

Bright light therapy – commonly used to treat seasonal affective disorder – can reduce levels of depression and anxiety in patients with epilepsy, according to new research published online today by the British Journal of Psychiatry. Epilepsy Society’s consultant neuropsychologist Dr Sallie Baxendale was the lead researcher in the study of more than 100 patients with focal epilepsy not controlled by medication