Sensitivity to light and vulnerability for sleep and mood disorders

This webinar examines how individual differences in sensitivity to light may contribute to vulnerability for sleep and mood disorders

 

The circadian clock plays a significant role in determining the timing and quality of sleep, and dysfunction of the circadian clock is often present in patients with a range of psychiatric conditions. As the clock relies on environmental light to remain synchronized with the environment, altered light responses can lead to disturbed circadian rhythms. This webinar focuses on understanding how individual differences in sensitivity to light may contribute to vulnerability for sleep and mood disorders, and how we may use this information to inform personalised treatment choices.

Speaker

Dr Elise McGlashan is a Research Fellow working in the Sleep and Circadian Medicine Laboratory at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University. She completed her PhD at Monash in 2019, which examined the role of sensitivity of the circadian clock to light in the context of depressive disorders.

This webinar is free for ASA members and open to non-members for a registration fee of $45. To register you will need to log in with your member details, or create an account on this website if you're not a member. 

The webinar will be recorded and made available online afterwards - free to ASA members and for a small fee to others. By registering to attend, you are giving your permission to be recorded.

Please note

  • Registration closes three hours before the webinar starts and you will not be able to register after that. 
  • We will email you the webinar access details after you register and again a few hours before the webinar commences.

Date: Wednesday 27 May, 2020
Time: 5pm – Queensland NSW ACT Tasmania and Victoria
           7pm – New Zealand
           4.30pm – SA and NT
           3pm – WA 

When
5/27/2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time

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