Corpus ID: 23507466

Seasonal affective disorder.

@article{Lurie2006SeasonalAD,
  title={Seasonal affective disorder.},
  author={S. Lurie and B. Gawinski and D. Pierce and S. Rousseau},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2006},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={
          1521-4
        }
}
Patients with seasonal affective disorder have episodes of major depression that tend to recur during specific times of the year, usually in winter. Like major depression, seasonal affective disorder probably is underdiagnosed in primary care settings. Although several screening instruments are available, such screening is unlikely to lead to improved outcomes without personalized and detailed attention to individual symptoms. Physicians should be aware of comorbid factors that could signal a… Expand
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