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Using CBT and Other Methods to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Posted by Dr. Konstantin Lukin on October 27, 2016

 

September, October, Novem... where did the year go?

As the summer months pass, days grow shorter, daylight becomes scarce, and we’re less active. Instead of going for our morning jog we’re spending more time in front of our TV and hiding under our covers to stay warm. This change in the weather and our activity can start to take its toll on our minds and bodies. Called the Winter Blues, Seasonal Depression, or Seasonal Affective Disorder, this phenomenon is backed by a substantial and growing basis in scientfic research and affects millions of Americans each year. But with the right treatment approach, even someone who is consistently bogged down by this disorder can overcome it. 

 

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Topics: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Stress, Seasonal Depression, Therapy, Individual Therapy