What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

 

In the US, Many people choose to blame bad moods and symptoms of depression this time of year on the decreased amount of daylight. While many choose to put the blame on Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD for short, few people truly understand what Seasonal Affective Disorder entails.

It’s estimated to affect over 10 million American’s, roughly 1 in every 30 people in the U.S. Since there isn’t very much research around SAD many myths around the disorder are prevalent.

Dr. Jesse Viner of the Yellowbrick Treatment Center had put together an informative guide and graphic that covers what Seasonal Affective Disorder is and also what it is not.

 

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