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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder that is characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. The people at highest risk of SAD are female, younger, live further away from the equator, and have a history of depression. SAD is considered to be a type of recurring major depression with a seasonal pattern.

Treatment approaches typically include some combination of medication, light therapy, Vitamin D, and talk therapy.

Seasonal Depression, SAD, and The Holiday Blues, Tips To Help

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Seasonal depression, SAD, and the holiday blues Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder, or the “holiday blues” every year, and there are lots of valid reasons why. Shorter daylight hours, cold weather, and holiday stress can all contribute to seasonal depression symptoms. Anyone can experience symptoms of depression during the shorter …

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National Depression Screening Day Is October 7, 2021

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Depression is more than just feeling down October 7, 2021 is National Depression Screening Day, a part of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Depression is more than just feeling sad or going through a rough patch. It’s a common, but serious mental health condition that requires understanding and medical care. Left untreated, depression can be devastating …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Is A Type Of Depression Related To Seasonal Patterns Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression characterized by its recurrent seasonal pattern. Symptoms can persist for many months annually and share symptoms associated with major depression such as feeling down most of the time, losing interest in activities, and feeling hopeless …

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