Seasonal affective disorder, appropriately abbreviated as SAD, is relatively common, affecting about 5% of adults every year. Seasonal depression (another term attributed to SAD) usually kicks in when the days start to get shorter and colder, and it can be just as distressing as major depression (or, year-round depression).

Due to the current circumstances, our continuing battle against COVID-19 pandemic, SAD is likely going to impact us differently this year. If you’re nervous, you’re not alone. We’re already dealing with depressing stressors and life circumstances, and now we’ve got less daylight hours and dreary weather on top of that. As if quarantine wasn’t enough to deal with!  Click here to read more…

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