December is Seasonal Affective Disorder Month

Monday, December 05, 2022 2:04 PM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

Our Rochester winters can be gloomy and may lead to Seasonal Depression, clinically diagnosed as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Some symptoms can be quite severe and life threatening.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) - Symptoms and causes

Overview. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody.These symptoms often resolve during the spring and summer months.

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