Prevalence of seasonal affective disorder in Iceland.

  title={Prevalence of seasonal affective disorder in Iceland.},
  author={Andr{\'e}s Magn{\'u}sson and Jon G. Stefansson},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={50 12},
OBJECTIVE To investigate seasonal patterns in mood and behavior and estimate the prevalence of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and subsyndromal seasonal affective disorder (S-SAD) in the Icelandic population. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING A random sample generated from the Icelandic National Register, consisting of 1000 men and women aged 17 to 67 years from all parts of Iceland. It represents 6.4 per million of the Icelandic population in this age group. DESIGN The Seasonal Pattern Assessment… CONTINUE READING

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