Overview

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression. People affected by SAD display symptoms of depression at the same time every year, typically during the fall and winter months. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAF[read article]

Tests for Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Depression Screening
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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Psychological Assessment
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Medical Procedures for Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Prescribed Medications for Seasonal Affective Disorder

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FLUOXETINE (floo OX e teen) belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to treat mood problems such as depression...  More
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SERTRALINE (SER tra leen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-trauma stress, premenstrual ...  More
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PAROXETINE (pa ROX e teen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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VENLAFAXINE (VEN la fax een) is used to treat depression, anxiety and panic disorder.  More
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Self Care for Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Lifestyle Modification
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Adequate Sleep
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A balanced diet is one that gives your body the nutrition it needs to function properly. In order to get truly balanced nutrition, you should obtain the majority of...  More
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