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Sad is a genuine mental health condition, insists MindLakenheath doc urges SAD sufferers to step into the light
Craegmoor News (press release) - UK
Mind, a mental health charity, has launched an information pack to raise awareness about seasonal affective disorder (Sad) and its effects.
Stars and Stripes - Washington,DC,USA
The woman was deemed a victim of Seasonal Affective Disorder, a drastic and sometimes debilitating condition brought on by the winter months and subsequent lack of sunlight.
Why does cold weather make me crave heavy food?
Scienceline - New York City,NY,USA
... depression, fatigue, or withdrawal from society, excessive cravings for high-carb, high-fat foods may be a sign of winter Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD.
A Soggy City Keeps Dripping Toward Record
New York Times - United States
... In a city where the population suffers disproportionately from Seasonal Affective Disorder, the rain is sometimes blamed, but the main culprit is winter darkness, not wetness, experts say.
Shorter days affect moods
Daily Illini - Champaign,IL,USA
As the days grow shorter, people are exposed to far less sunlight, particularly here in Urbana-Champaign. This can lead to Seasonal Affective Disorder, said Holly Mirell, Ph.D., at Carle Clinic in Urbana.
How SAD are you this season?
Walton Tribune - Monroe,GA,USA
... When I first looked into Seasonal Affective Disorder, it was because when she was a teenager my daughter seemed to experience a little more than the typical teenage angst.
‘SAD is not a myth’
Times-West Virginian - Fairmont,WV,USA
... And if you’re one of about 10 percent of the population, you have SAD ... Seasonal Affective Disorder, a form of depression linked to the decreased hours of sunshine in autumn and winter.