Pathophysiological mechanism of seasonal affective disorder.

  title={Pathophysiological mechanism of seasonal affective disorder.},
  author={Tatia M. C. Lee and Carl A. Blashko and Henry L. Janzen and Josephine G Paterson and Chetwyn C H Chan},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={46 1},
Despite the long history in medicine, the pathophysiological mechanism(s) of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) remain largely unknown. By employing a meta-analytic methodology, the authors of this study attempted to verify the validity of different pathophysiological mechanism(s) proposed for SAD. The findings showed that for phototherapy of medium light… CONTINUE READING