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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Adolescent depression: Study protocol for a randomized, controlled, double-blind multicenter parallel group trial of Bright Light Therapy in a naturalistic inpatient setting (DeLight)

Inclusion criteria Moderate to severe depression (BDI-II)
Inpatients aged 12–18 years
Written informed consent of the inpatient and the caretaker
Exclusion criteria Acute suicidality, bipolar 1 disorder, or schizophrenia
Pregnancy or lactation
Treatment with beta-blocker or with high-potency neuroleptics
Diseases of the retina
IQ < 70
Non-German-speaking child or caretaker
  1. BDI-II Beck Depression Inventory II