Seasonal affective disorder among psychiatric nurses in Aberdeen.

The Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire was posted to psychiatric nurses in Aberdeen, and 443 (73% of eligible subjects) responded. The rate of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) was 2.9% and for subsyndromal SAD (S-SAD) was 9.5%. When rates were age and sex adjusted to the Aberdeen population aged 15 to 64, this yielded a prevalence of 1.9% for SAD… CONTINUE READING