Submitted by jwarren on

For many people, the shorter days and long, dark nights of fall and winter can lead to a mild or severe depression known as seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Here are some resources to further explain, and provide help with, this condition:

Seasonal Affective Disorder (Mayo Clinic)
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/seasonal-affective-disorder/DS00195

Seasonal Affective Disorder (PubMed Health)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002499/

 

 

Winter blues : everything you need to know to beat seasonal affective disorder
Rosenthal, Norman E.
616.8527 Ros

 

 

 

 

 

The hibernation response : why you feel fat, miserable, and depressed from October through March--and how you can cheer up through those dark days
Whybrow, Peter C.
616.8527 Why

 

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