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Treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder, Depression

November 21, 2013|Counseling & Psychotherapy

It's that time of year again - shorter days, less light and Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is characterized by the onset of a depressive illness during the winter months, when there is less natural sunlight. The depression generally lifts during spring and summer. SAD may be effectively treated with light therapy, but nearly half will need additional types of therapy such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Light Therapy can be very effective for treating Seasonal Affective Disorder, and this is the model we recommend on our Resources page:

SAD Lamp 

Read more about depression at: Depression Treatment.

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