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In The Midst Of A SAD Season


With many of the perks of the winter season over — from the holidays to increased time with family and loved ones — it is time to wait out the cold, gray days until spring arrives. For those living with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), waiting for the much-needed reprieve of spring may be a little […]

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Light Therapy Can Help Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder


With longer nights and cloudy days, many people feel depressed this time of year. But when does that depression become more than just a case of the winter blues? Doctors call it Seasonal Affective Disorder. About five percent of Americans get the seasonal depression every winter. It can often feel like major depression. The symptoms […]

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Suffering From The Post-Holiday Blues?


Now that the last present has been opened and the radio stations are no longer playing holiday music, are you feeling a bit humdrum? Post-holiday blues are a genuine condition, and the symptoms often mirror depression. What’s causing your slump? For one, there’s cold, dark winter itself. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of […]

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‘Tis The Season For Stress


It’s the time of year where holiday stress has kicked into full effect for many of us. And with that, we easily feel overwhelmed. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Round Rock Psychotherapist Kelly McCabe offers advice to cope with the hustle and bustle. “Stress and feelings of being overwhelmed are warning signs and they need […]

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SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder


Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall and early winter and going away during the spring and summer. Depressive episodes linked to the summer can occur, but are much less common than winter episodes of SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) […]

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