Saturday, January 25, 2020

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...

Are there any New York State programs that will offer free treatment for a bipolar adult? …

A reader asks:  Are there any New York State programs that will offer free treatment for a bipolar adult? He is just a little over...

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...

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...

 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,...

What is the evidence to support the use of light therapy to treat behavioral problems in the demented elderly? (I would like to read...

A reader asks:  What is the evidence to support the use of light therapy to treat behavioral problems in the demented elderly? (I would like...

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....

 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,...

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