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Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year. Most people with SAD experience symptoms starting in the fall and continuing into the winter.
Common SAD depression symptoms can include low energy levels and irritated moods much more severe than what people consider to be the "winter blues."
While depression treatment for SAD includes light therapy, psychotherapy and medication, there are several changes you can make to prevent SAD from overtaking your mood and life.
Consistent dedication and effort in treating SAD can lead to lessening symptoms and positive results.
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