10 doctors weighed in:
Is it possible to have seasonal affective disorder plus depression?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Seasonal affective disorder--is depression which occur certain time of the year usually winter.

In brief: Yes
Seasonal affective disorder--is depression which occur certain time of the year usually winter.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Unfortunately, there is nothing in the rule book that says you can't have more than one problem.

In brief: Yes
Unfortunately, there is nothing in the rule book that says you can't have more than one problem.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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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. One could have a seasonal exacerbation of symptoms on top of an underlying persistent, chronic depression (dysthymia).

In brief: SAD
SAD is now referred to as Depressive Disorder with Seasonal Pattern in DSM 5.
It is a subtype of major depression. One could have a seasonal exacerbation of symptoms on top of an underlying persistent, chronic depression (dysthymia).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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