In general, SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder
, affects 3 percent of the population.
Seasonal affective disorder
is a type of depression that comes around the same time each year, usually beginning in autumn and ending in spring.
Whether you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder
or your energy levels have simply dipped, these tips from Silentnight's sleep expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan will help protect both your mood and your sleep.
The statement was intended to alert clinicians that these affective disorders
constitute "moderate-risk" conditions for arterial dysfunction prior to age 30 and for premature cardiovascular disease.
Frequently, as in all types of affective disorders
, depression in elderly is often under-diagnosed and insufficiently treated, statistical data highlighting that the majority of older persons (over 70%) who have attempted suicide, had previously requested a medical investigation (5).
The shorter days and colder weather of winter is here - and so is the increase in Seasonal Affective Disorder
State of the art psychopharmacological treatment options in seasonal affective disorder
. Psychiatr Danub.
 The genetic profile and clinical course of depressed patients with a positive family history of affective disorders
may be different from that of depressed patients without a positive family history.
KidsHealth claims there are two chemical irregularities which contribute to seasonal affective disorder
Going without daily sunlight can lead to feelings of lethargy and depression which may develop into seasonal affective disorder
(SAD), Mental Health Research UK (MHRUK) said.
Former heavyweight star Frank, who retired after Mike Tyson defeated him in 1996, suffers from bipolar affective disorder
The present study was undertaken to assess the prevalence of Bipolar affective disorder
in substance use disorder patients and examined the temporal relationship between the two psychiatric disorders.
The charity aims to raise awareness of depression and seasonal affective disorder
(SAD) with its new campaign, Blooming Monday.
Another analysis of randomized, controlled trials suggests that bright light treatment and dawn stimulation for seasonal affective disorder
and bright light for nonseasonal depression are efficacious with effect sizes equivalent to those in most antidepressant pharmacotherapy trials.3 A book review described atypicality of seasonal affective disorder
and marked improvement within four to five days of beginning light treatment.4