Sunday, December 15, 2019

I have at least some degree of depression on a year-round basis with a worsening in the winter months. …

A reader asks:  I have at least some degree of depression on a year-round basis with a worsening in the winter months. In the past,...

I work in our local cancer research center. A lovely man comes in who may be suffering with SAD syndrome. 1. Should he first...

A reader asks:  I work in our local cancer research center. A lovely man comes in who may be suffering with SAD syndrome. 1. Should...

Living in upper New York State with low winter daylight, I wonder if flooding the house with overhead bright light to simulate overhead sunshine...

A reader asks: Living in upper New York State with low winter daylight, I wonder if flooding the house with overhead bright light to simulate...

My 12-year-old son was diagnosed with SAD when he was about eight. He has suffered since he was six, if not younger. I have...

A reader asks:  My 12-year-old son was diagnosed with SAD when he was about eight. He has suffered since he was six, if not younger....

Fall has arrived. I still feel OK, but I am trying to decide when to start light therapy. Should I start with the time...

A reader asks:  Fall has arrived. I still feel OK, but I am trying to decide when to start light therapy. Should I start with...

The CET Store offers two different light boxes, one of which uses a color temperature of 6500 Kelvin and the other, 4000 Kelvin. …

A reader asks:  The CET Store offers two different light boxes, one of which uses a color temperature of 6500 Kelvin and the other, 4000...

Does SAD typically get more severe over the years? Is it common to have anxiety with it?

A reader asks:  Does SAD typically get more severe over the years? Is it common to have anxiety with it? Answer: Many, but not all, SAD patients...

Why is it that drug therapy for SAD should not continue year-round, as you say in question #1337?

A reader asks:  Why is it that drug therapy for SAD should not continue year-round, as you say in question #1337? I have heard from...

I believe I have SAD as I know my body and mind respond favorably during summer months and I get depressed when we lose...

A reader asks:  I believe I have SAD as I know my body and mind respond favorably during summer months and I get depressed when...

Do people who suffer from SAD usually have circadian rhythms that are somewhat “off”? …

A reader asks: Do people who suffer from SAD usually have circadian rhythms that are somewhat "off"? I am just curious since you have said...

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