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Seasonal depression is a myth, right?

36 doctors weighed in
Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
27 doctors agree

In brief: Wrong

In brief: Wrong

Seasonal affective disorder is very real.
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
10 doctors agree

In brief: No

Seasonal affective disorder is a real disorder. Depression is a major symptom. This commonly occurs in the winter when there is less sunlight.
It's more common in the northern latitudes. One treatment for it is artificial light therapy that mimics the rays of natural light.

In brief: No

Seasonal affective disorder is a real disorder. Depression is a major symptom. This commonly occurs in the winter when there is less sunlight.
It's more common in the northern latitudes. One treatment for it is artificial light therapy that mimics the rays of natural light.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
9 doctors agree

In brief: No it's real

Some pts r depressed oversleep overheat during overcast months & become energetic in the spring they respond to light therapy & wellbutrin (bupropion).

In brief: No it's real

Some pts r depressed oversleep overheat during overcast months & become energetic in the spring they respond to light therapy & wellbutrin (bupropion).
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
4 doctors agree

In brief: S.A.D. is real

A.D.) is a real disorder affecting >10% of population of seattle and northwest. Treatment includes anti-depressants and 'light boxes'.

In brief: S.A.D. is real

A.D.) is a real disorder affecting >10% of population of seattle and northwest. Treatment includes anti-depressants and 'light boxes'.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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