Are there medications that can treat seasonal depression?

Yes. Yes there are many options to treat seasonal depression including even light therapy. The medications most often used would be the ssri's or serotonin reuptake inhibitors as these are often the medications most tolerated by patients.

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Is there an easy way to treat seasonal depression?

Sometimes. Light therapy that provides rays similar to sunshine on a daily basis can be quite helpful. It should be a source that is easy to use and maybe even portable. Otherwise there is a temptation not to use it. The closer to sunlight that is given off by the light , the better. If you can, get out into the sun every chance you get. Real sun and exercise is best. Read more...

Do I still need to take medication for my seasonal depression in the summer?

Possibly. If the depression is strictly in the winter and no other types of depression coexists it is possible to stop meds safely. Time will tell if it works. Sometimes seasonal depression turns into major depression and it is not as likely that antidepressants can be stopped without regression into depression under those circumstances. Read more...
May not ask dr. You dr is the best person 2 advise u on this. Read more...