recurrence one year after cognitive-behavioral therapy, light therapy, or combination treatment.
The Influence of Climate on Development of Winter Depression
See the light: A silicone-filled cushion that illuminates is helping some people combat seasonal affective disorder, also called winter depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD is a type of winter depression
which affects about half a million people in the UK every winter.
A STUDY has found that houses can be just as badly affected by winter depression
And the Science Museum in London has just opened a Light Lounge to coincide with a debate on SAD and treatments of winter depression
concludes that in trials, daily exposure to bright light is about as effective as antidepressant drugs in quelling seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or winter depression
, and other forms of depression.
While some of these solutions are still in the research stage, I think the word has been out to people who get depressed in the winter that this is something that can be treated," stresses Paul Desan, director of the Winter Depression
Research Clinic at Yale-New Haven (Conn.
Up to 20% of people in Northern states experience winter depression
For around one million people a winter depression
known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) can become a disabling illness which in the most extreme cases can lead to thoughts of suicide.
AN ESTIMATED one in 20 people are now believed to suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder - SAD syndrome - a winter depression
triggered by reduced daylight.
High cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, premature ageing, senility, food cravings, chronic fatigue syndrome (ME), and seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression
, all respond to taking more EFAs.