Reset Your Inner Clock: The Drug-Free Way to Your Best-Ever Sleep, Mood, and Energy

Reset Your Inner Clock: The Drug-Free Way to Your Best-Ever Sleep, Mood, and Energy

by Michael Terman, Ian McMahan
     
 

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An enlightened approach to insomnia, depressed mood, fatigue, and other sleep-related problems of everyday life, harnessing the power of light therapy to reset the natural clock.

Sleep problems and depressed mood often go hand in hand, forming a frustrating cycle. Michael Terman, Ph.D., has devoted his career to studying the brain functions that feed these

Overview

An enlightened approach to insomnia, depressed mood, fatigue, and other sleep-related problems of everyday life, harnessing the power of light therapy to reset the natural clock.

Sleep problems and depressed mood often go hand in hand, forming a frustrating cycle. Michael Terman, Ph.D., has devoted his career to studying the brain functions that feed these disorders. In Reset Your Inner Clock, Terman and Ian McMahan, Ph.D., reveal the heart of his findings, a powerful program that recalibrates our internal clocks—our exquisitely designed, natural sensitivity to the timing and brightness of light exposure. These delicate mechanisms are often decimated by the modern demands of a 24/7 lifestyle.

Beginning with a questionnaire that pinpoints the problem areas, Terman helps readers decipher when their natural internal night begins and ends. The treatment process can then start, incorporating the power of natural light and, when necessary, supplemental light therapy. His approach has brought relief to thousands of sleep sufferers, as well as those burdened by bipolar disorder, seasonal affective disorder, depression, sleep disorders due to around-the-clock work schedules, and other impediments to vibrant health. For the first time, his findings are now available for a general audience, sharing the essential elements of chronobiology in clear, authoritative, scientifically grounded chapters that are easy to apply to a variety of situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583335345
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/29/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,240,407
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Terman, Ph.D., directs the Center for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. He also founded the Center for Environmental Therapeutics. Ian McMahan, Ph.D., is a widely-published, award-winning developmental psychologist and a professor emeritus of psychology at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

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