Articles on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Disorders

Can OCD Be Seasonal?

My son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was at its very worst around January-March of 2008. After floundering and fighting our way through a maze of disorienting treatments and programs for...
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Cognitive-Behavioral

Resisting SADness

A friend of mine claims that February is actually the longest month of the year, having, she says, at least 126 days in it. It’s a joke to take...
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Depression

Are You Feeling SAD?

During the winter months we often hear people mention feeling “blue” or “down.” There are others that speak of SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. You may wonder, “What on...
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Before Spring Has Sprung

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so #8221; —Anne Bradstreet, 1655 It’s a rainy mid-January Wednesday in Boston. The sky is a blank sheet of...
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Beating the Holiday Blues

Joy to the world! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Festive music fills the air; holiday cheer abounds. Everyone is happy at holiday time — right? Wrong. Truth be...
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