Seasonal affective disorder, winter type: current insights and treatment options

  title={Seasonal affective disorder, winter type: current insights and treatment options},
  author={Ybe Meesters and Marijke C. M. Gordijn},
  booktitle={Psychology research and behavior management},
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), winter type, is a seasonal pattern of recurrent major depressive episodes most commonly occurring in autumn or winter and remitting in spring/summer. The syndrome has been well-known for more than three decades, with light treatment being the treatment of first choice. In this paper, an overview is presented of the present insights in SAD. Description of the syndrome, etiology, and treatment options are mentioned. Apart from light treatment, medication and… CONTINUE READING
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