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a young woman leaning against a brick wall and window sill, looking serious or sadSeasonal affective disorder: Diagnosis and treatment
Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression related to changes in seasons. For most people with seasonal affective disorder, symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping their energy and making them moody. Symptoms may start out mild and become more severe as the season progresses. Treatment can include light therapy, medications and psychotherapy. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of seasonal affective disorder.


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