Archives for Seasonal Affective Disorder


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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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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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that typically occurs in the fall and winter, when days are shorter and provide less sunlight. Depressive symptoms begin in...
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