seasonal affective disorder

Coping With Holiday Grief: Navigating The Five Stages Of Loss

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While the holiday season may be over, the effects of holiday grief may be lingering on. If you or a loved one experienced the loss of a loved one around the holidays, it may be helpful to understand what depression is, and how to deal with depression over the holidays. Continue reading […]

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How To Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

a person sitting on a bench during the winter time with a jacket and their hands in their pockets seemingly being effected by seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression most prominent in the fall and winter months when the amount of daylight is shortest. The lack of daylight can disrupt our internal clocks and lead to feelings of depression. It can also reduce the amounts of melatonin and serotonin within the body, affecting sleep Continue reading […]

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What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

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Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that affects mood and behavior with the change of the seasons. Most people with SAD start to experience symptoms in the late fall or early winter, and disperse during spring and summer. This is defined as winter-pattern seasonal affective disorder. Others experience symptoms during the Continue reading […]

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