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Manipulating the sleep-wake cycle and circadian rhythms to improve clinical management of major depression

  • Ian B Hickie1Email author,
  • Sharon L Naismith1,
  • Rébecca Robillard1,
  • Elizabeth M Scott1, 2 and
  • Daniel F Hermens1
BMC Medicine201311:79

Received: 30 July 2012

Accepted: 1 March 2013

Published: 22 March 2013

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Original Submission
30 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - B Bunney
31 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Trevor Norman
24 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Alice Holt
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - B Bunney
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
1 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
22 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-79

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Research Unit, Brain & Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney
School of Medicine, The University of Notre Dame