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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.

October 5, 2023 is National Depression Screening Day

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Depression is more than just feeling down October 5, 2023 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. No one experiences depression the same way, but it can affect anyone at anytime. October also marks the start of …

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

Seasonal Depression and Holiday Blues: Tips For Coping 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 …

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Can Anxiety, Depression and Stress Cause Insomnia?

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Can Anxiety, Depression and Stress Cause Insomnia? Most research suggests a bi-directional relationship between sleep problems and mental health. In other words, underlying mental health disorders can make sleeping more difficult. Poor sleep, on the other hand, can trigger or worsen mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

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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