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What should I do if I think I have seasonal affective disorder?
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: See a psychiatrist
Most likely a medicine like wellbutrin (bupropion) & light therapy will be suggested.

In brief: See a psychiatrist
Most likely a medicine like wellbutrin (bupropion) & light therapy will be suggested.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Seek Help
Depending on the severity of symptoms, you might need to see a counselor and/or a psychiatrist if there is a need for medication.
It is also important to keep you routine going even if you don't feel like it.

In brief: Seek Help
Depending on the severity of symptoms, you might need to see a counselor and/or a psychiatrist if there is a need for medication.
It is also important to keep you routine going even if you don't feel like it.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: SAD
SAD is now referred to as Depressive Disorder with Seasonal Pattern in DSM 5.
It is a subtype of major depression. Treating seasonal affective disorder: Light therapy can be very effective. Psychotherapy and psychotropic medications can also be beneficial. Consider a tropical vacation when it is cold back home. See:

In brief: SAD
SAD is now referred to as Depressive Disorder with Seasonal Pattern in DSM 5.
It is a subtype of major depression. Treating seasonal affective disorder: Light therapy can be very effective. Psychotherapy and psychotropic medications can also be beneficial. Consider a tropical vacation when it is cold back home. See:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/basics/treatment/con-20021047
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