Tag: Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Importance of Treating Depression During Pregnancy

The Importance of Treating Depression During Pregnancy

Depression during pregnancy affects the body, the mind and the mood of the pregnant women in question. There are generally two kinds of depression that she may go through: major depression and minor depression, both of which may interfere with her ability to sleep, eat, work, study and have fun in either a severe or [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder involves episodes of depression, which are triggered at certain times of the year, most commonly winter. It is more likely to affect women than it is men and usually begins during early adulthood or during the teen years. Geographic location can be an factor in seasonal effective disorder as people who live [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a cycling and atypical mood disorder in which the symptoms get worse in winter when there are shortened days with lessened sunlight in temperate climates. It affects women more than men (about 80% are women) and is more common than one might expect with a prevalence of 1-3% of adults. [...]

September 26, 2011 More