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Insight into the role of photoreception and light intervention for sleep and neuropsychiatric behaviour in the elderly

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Light exerts influences on many physiological and behavioural functions in humans. These functions can be described as image-forming (IF) and non-image forming (NIF) visual processes, both originating in the retina of the eye. Image-forming refers to vision; the process of detecting and distinguishing shapes and colour of objects. Non-image forming refers to detecting level of light intensity or brightness of ambient space, which affects basal physiology such as cycles of rest and activity or...

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Peer reviewed

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10.2174/1567205014666170523095231

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Clinical Neurosciences
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Grant:
Seventh Framework Programme 619249
Publisher:
Bentham Science Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Alzheimer Research Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
10
Pages:
1022 - 1029
Publication date:
2017-09-30
Acceptance date:
2017-08-30
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EISSN:
1875-5828
ISSN:
1567-2050
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742157
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pubs:742157
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pubs:742157
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2017-11-01

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