When SADness Strikes
Last updated 2/1/2019 at 1:09pm
Do you feel an unaccountable sense of heavy blues during the winter months? You just might be dealing with SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that displays a recurring seasonal pattern. In other words you tend to have it in certain months-usually fall and winter months-and it feels better or goes away during other months. According to American Family Physician, four to six percent of people have winter depression with another 10 to 20 percent experiencing mild SAD. However, because it can be a temporary problem, the instances may be underreported.
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