Example sentences for: affective

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  • 17 The first is limited and circumscribed by the bonds of affective identification.

  • al showed that low levels of light exposure were not necessarily reserved for patients already diagnosed with a depressive disorder [ 25 ] . Their survey of randomly selected middle-aged adults in San Diego, California revealed that it was common for a resident of this sunny climate to only be exposed to illumination levels greater than 1000 lux for a mere average 58 minutes per day [ 25 ] . Subjects who spent less time in bright illumination were also found to have scored higher on atypical seasonal affective disorder mood questionnaire items [ 25 ] . Their results suggested that many Americans, in general, may not be receiving sufficient light exposure to maintain optimal mood [ 25 ] .

  • The recorded indications for sedation were classified into "mainly physical" when refractory physical symptoms predominated and "mainly psychological", when intolerable suffering by panic anxiety, refractory insomnia or affective decompensation persisted.

  • Low levels of illumination at dawn or dusk are commonly thought to be associated with seasonal affective disorder, popularizing the concept of light therapy.

  • In light of the observations that many affective disorders can be explained by phase-shifts in circadian rhythms that are correctable by light therapy [ 29 ] , women with postpartum depression may benefit from critically-timed bright light regardless of their baseline level of light exposure.


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