affective disorder


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The shorter days and colder weather of winter is here - and so is the increase in Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, usually beginning in late fall and early winter and ending in spring and summer.
State of the art psychopharmacological treatment options in seasonal affective disorder.
At a social gathering the other day, I related the story of my "moody blues office," and somebody asked if the blue light for seasonal affective disorder was better than the white light.
8%) had previously been diagnosed with an affective disorder (n=33) or were suspected of having suffered from an affective disorder based on the history (n=8).
For more information about Seasonal Affective Disorder, visit the National Institute of Health's MedlinePlus at www.
These findings open the door for treating seasonal affective disorder similar to the way doctors treat insomnia.
DISCUSSION: The present study assessed the prevalence of bipolar affective disorder in substance use disorder patients, their sociodemographic variables and relationship between the two disorders.
A Canadian randomized controlled trial on effectiveness of light therapy and fluoxetine in patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) concluded, that light treatment showed earlier treatment response onset and lower rate of some adverse events relative to fluoxetine but there were no other significant differences in outcome.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year, usually in the months of November through February.
Research has found that as many as one in eight Scots experience problems related to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the condition triggered by a lack of bright natural light.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is an umbrella term for mood disorders that follow a seasonal pattern of recurrence.
Pets apparently want to eat more and exercise less and my veterinary colleagues believe they could be suffering from an animal version of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), caused by a build-up of the hormone melatonin.
Twice over the summer, AMHCA LPCs who are members of the AMHCA-SC were eligible for five free hours of continuing education credit at a mini-conference the chapter cosponsored on several clinical topics: play therapy, ADHD, bipolar affective disorder in children and adults, co-occurring disorders, and integrated behavioral health.