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My husband has had symptoms of depression that only last from jan/july, for 4 yrs now, why only this time of year? Can it be something else?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: It could be

Seasonal affective disorder which is a type of depression related to sunlight.

In brief: It could be

Seasonal affective disorder which is a type of depression related to sunlight.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Sarah Hartz
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Seasonal Disorder

Sometimes people have symptoms of depression that are seasonal.
This is called seasonal affective disorder. Usually the worst season is the winter. It is thought to be linked to low exposure to sunlight. People will often use light boxes to help their symptoms.

In brief: Seasonal Disorder

Sometimes people have symptoms of depression that are seasonal.
This is called seasonal affective disorder. Usually the worst season is the winter. It is thought to be linked to low exposure to sunlight. People will often use light boxes to help their symptoms.
Dr. Sarah Hartz
Dr. Sarah Hartz
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