Transcranial Photobiomodulation for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder.

The objective was to test the antidepressant effect of transcranial photobiomodulation (t-PBM) with near-infrared (NIR) light in subjects suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD). t-PBM with NIR light demonstrated antidepressant properties with a medium to large effect size in patients with MDD.

Photomedicine and Laser Surgery