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The Holiday Syndrome : Who Exactly Came Up With the Idea of Those Christmas Blues ?

  title={The Holiday Syndrome : Who Exactly Came Up With the Idea of Those Christmas Blues ?},
  author={Olga Khazan},
That time of year has once again arrived: the “holiday season,” which includes all the gatherings and festivities associated with Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year. And with it invariably comes admonitions to avoid drinking and driving as well as tips to refrain from over-eating. Along with these public health messages, it has become an annual rite for media outlets to warn of the peculiar mental health dangers posed by the holidays. Loneliness for some and stress associated… 


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Findings suggest that the general mood of individuals may worsen and the number of alcohol-related fatalities may increase around the Christmas holiday; however, overall utilization patterns by psychiatric patients in emergency rooms and in inpatient wards is lower as is the prevalence of self-harm behavior and suicide attempts/completions.
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There is a decrease in the number of visits during the days and weeks before Christmas and an increase of roughly the same magnitude afterward, which is more prominent for women and older persons but does not seem to differentially affect persons of different racial, marital, or diagnostic status.
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