It’s the most wonderful time of the year– and for many people, also the most difficult. The winter holidays are an incredibly busy time where it’s common to see your extended family and friends, put a lot of effort into holiday preparations, potentially face added stress at work, and just generally feel overwhelmed. With so…
Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD, is a form of depression that’s linked to the seasons. Around 4-6% of people suffer from it around the world, and while many believe it’s a winter affliction, SAD can be just as devastating in the summer.
Seasonal Affective Disorder, often interpreted as “wintertime blues,” is a common form of depression. See our answers to the most commonly asked questions about SAD to help understand this debilitating mental disorder.
Got the winter blues? You’re not alone. According to Psychology Today, the appropriately named Seasonal Affective Disorder—also known as SAD—affects an estimated 10 million Americans.