Wednesday, October 23, 2019

If I am using light therapy to combat depression, and doing so resets my clock earlier …

A reader asks:  In the answer to question #1498 you wrote, "This is the time interval during which you can most easily reset your clock...

 Having been diagnosed with adult attention deficit disorder (ADD) and depression, I have been on medication for both but feel worse during the winter...

A reader asks:  Having been diagnosed with adult attention deficit disorder (ADD) and depression, I have been on medication for both but feel worse during...

 I have several questions about medication for treating SAD. I have heard of agomelatine, a new (but not yet available) antidepressant that has effects...

A reader asks:  I have several questions about medication for treating SAD. I have heard of agomelatine, a new (but not yet available) antidepressant that...

 I have been treated for major depression and bipolar disorder for several years, with different medications, but with no significant relief! Recently, I purchased...

A reader asks:  I have been treated for major depression and bipolar disorder for several years, with different medications, but with no significant relief! Recently,...

 I have been using a light box, the one you recommend, for about a month. I use it for a half hour, generally between...

A reader asks:  I have been using a light box, the one you recommend, for about a month. I use it for a half hour,...

How do I know if I am suffering from depression or am only having a long mood swing?

A reader asks:  How do I know if I am suffering from depression or am only having a long mood swing? Answer: From Mood Swings to Depression The...

I recently took your very interesting and informative on-line questionnaires. The feedback was that I probably have a mild to moderate depression with strong...

A reader asks:  I recently took your very interesting and informative on-line questionnaires. The feedback was that I probably have a mild to moderate depression...

Regardless of the season, on rainy and cloudy days I feel so depressed that I often find life too hard to live. And on...

A reader asks:  Regardless of the season, on rainy and cloudy days I feel so depressed that I often find life too hard to live....

Can jet lag cause depression and anxiety? I experienced my first major depressive episode at age 26 and have been wondering whether it was...

A reader asks:  Can jet lag cause depression and anxiety? I experienced my first major depressive episode at age 26 and have been wondering whether...

Do you have any suggestions for someone who has suffered with summer depression for years. …

A reader asks:  Do you have any suggestions for someone who has suffered with summer depression for years. Obviously the light box won't work. I...

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