Seasonal Affective Disorder

BY TOMAS

What is it

It is a disorder that makes you tired and depressed during a particular season. Mainly winter.

Signs and Symptoms

-Depression

-Unexplained fatigue

-Change in mood

Other names or forms

-SAD

How is it Diagnosed

Doctors and mental health professionals make a diagnosis of SAD after a careful evaluation

How is it treated

-Increased light exposure

-Light therapy

-Talk therapy

-Medication

Interesting note or fact

-Exercise can be a mood changer

-A sleep routine helps