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How do you cope with seasonal affective disorder besides antidepressants?
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Dr. Leigh Forbush
Family Medicine
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In brief: Blue light
Consider use of a blue light.

In brief: Blue light
Consider use of a blue light.
Dr. Leigh Forbush
Dr. Leigh Forbush
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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 can also be beneficial. Consider a tropical vacation when it is cold back home. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/basics/treatment/con-20021047

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 can also be beneficial. Consider a tropical vacation when it is cold back home. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/basics/treatment/con-20021047
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Daylight CFL AM SHOWER
I have found that using high wattage daylight cfls in my showers water resistant lug fixture are a great way to combat the winter am blues.

In brief: Daylight CFL AM SHOWER
I have found that using high wattage daylight cfls in my showers water resistant lug fixture are a great way to combat the winter am blues.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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