Sunday, July 5, 2020

I suffer from a VERY serious condition of summer depression. Each year around this time (April) I start to become very worried about the...

A reader asks: I suffer from a VERY serious condition of summer depression. Each year around this time (April) I start to become very worried...

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...

 I know I have depression, and I have been using Prozac for four years with some relief. Summers have been greatly improved, but especially...

A reader asks: I know I have depression, and I have been using Prozac for four years with some relief. Summers have been greatly improved,...

 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...

This may sound strange: Is there an opposite disorder to SAD where sunlight actually depresses you? …

A reader asks: This may sound strange: Is there an opposite disorder to SAD where sunlight actually depresses you? I've struggled with sunlight for about...

 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 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...

What is sundowning, and what symptoms occur with this? Is light therapy something that should be considered? The individual is suffering from depression, irritablility...

A reader asks: What is sundowning, and what symptoms occur with this? Is light therapy something that should be considered? The individual is suffering from...

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...

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...

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