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SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) - Mayo Clinic

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder includes light therapy (phototherapy), psychotherapy and medications. Addressing the problem can help you keep your mood and motivation steady throughout the year.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Seasonal Affective Disorder Treatment: Choosing a Light Therapy Box

A light therapy box is a device used mainly to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression. Light therapy boxes can be purchased over-the-counter or on the Internet without a doctor's prescription. Learn about features to consider before buying this device.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

TeensHealth - Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can affect adults, teens, and children, especially during the fall and winter months. It's estimated that about 6 in every 100 people (6%) experience SAD. Read more to learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this kind of seasonal depression.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

The Nemours Foundation