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    days, the enjoyment never seems to end. Summer just seems to contain so much beauty; radiant skies, the sunsets always leaving you in awe, lighting bugs that illuminate the summer nights, the tranquility that is felt all season long, nothing can ever compare to summer. As well as being a time of relaxation, summer is a time of mental normalization for some. People who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder also known as SAD look forward to summer the most because that’s the season their mind is at its’ healthiness.…

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    If you find yourself feeling down and out winter after winter, you may be experiencing some form of the winter blues. While the winter blues affect many people, there are some instances in which this gloomy feeling is more serious. This is referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. Seasonal affective disorder occurs as the days of winter get shorter and darker. For many, this lack of natural light translates into a form of depression that can be difficult to overcome. That’s why licensed…

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    Seasonal affective disorder is like a weariness of the winter. There are an estimated 4 to 6% of the United States people who have this disease, which can be referred to as SAD. People relate SAD to the winter blues and how people cope with the cold and dreary days. (Lliades, 2015) The symptoms of SAD can be mild or severe and are also close to major depression symptoms. These include sadness, loss of interest in normal activities, sleep change, appetite change, and weight gain, feelings of…

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    Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder characterized by a pattern of depression triggered by, in most cases, autumn and winter months. This disorder affects about 15% of the American population, and it severely affects about 5% of the population. Symptoms of seasonal depression include overeating, sleeping more, disinterest, decreased memory and concentration as the days begin to shorten in the fall. Once winter fully arrives, patients experience more common emotional…

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    Over the course of history many psychological disorders have been discovered by researchers. Some of them are Bipolar disorder, Depression, Anorexia, Bulimia and Addiction. Of all these disorders, one of the most common disorders is Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. SAD is characterized by recurring bouts of Depression and Sadness during the colder months of the year, along with excessive hunger, tiredness, and weight gain. SAD is usually more prevalent in Northern Climates, and can be found…

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    Seasonal affective disorder also known as SAD, affects people during the changes in seasons. This causes people to lose energy and feel constant mood swings. If someone gets this in the fall and winter they tend to gain weight and hibernate. If they get it in the spring and summer they tend to lose weight due to poor appetite and depression. This isn’t just a case of the blues, most of the time people mistake it for that and don’t look for treatment because they don’t realize that it is…

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    Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) occurs during winter due to less sunlight and dark hours. Light therapy, psychotherapy and antidepressants generally relieve the symptoms of such depressive disorder. Sunlight stimulates the hypothalamus, a cognitive part that controls appetite, sleep and mood. Bipolar disorder, or manic-depressive illness, occurs when a person experiences extremely high and extremely low moments. Those extreme moments are termed as manias. Symptoms and signs of depression …

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    us welcome the change with open arms, five percent of Americans are dreading just one season, winter (Kurlanski, 2012, para 2). More common in women than men, Seasonal Affective Disorder is a proven depression encountered only during winter months and can sometimes end in hospitalization (Kurlanski, 2012, pg 2). Gloomy weather has a significant impact on the emotions of individuals in our society. It has been linked to higher rates of depression, interpersonal violence, and can even weaken our…

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    Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized by the onset or intensification of depressive symptoms with the changing seasons. Although there are two seasonality types of SAD, winter and summer, winter SAD is far more prevalent than the summer type, and encompasses a more severe symptomology. According to one report, winter onset SAD affects a range of 1.4% to 9.7% of Americans depending on latitude (Roecklein, & Rohan, 2005). Another report claims that 6% of the general population is…

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    Some people may not realize it but weather can impact your health and well-being. There are many ways weather impacts a person. Seeing how everyone is different the effects are different as well. Wintertime brings some people down, while violence has been tied to the hotter months of the year. Extreme weather like hurricanes or blizzards can impact mental health problems. The weather has a way of changing people. One of the most common types of health issue that comes from the change in weather…

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