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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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Feeling SAD? Blame The Season

If you find your mood being affected by winter’s shortening days, there is no reason to remain in the dark any longer. The truth is you’re not alone. About 15 per cent of the population notice feeling worse during the winter compared to summertime, and about one per cent of the Canadian population suffers from […]

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Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

The tail end of daylight saving time in 2016 occurred Nov. 6, when millions of people turned their clocks back one hour. Few people enjoy turning the clocks back in autumn as much as they enjoy turning them forward in spring. Turning the clocks forward affords many people, in particular working professionals who spend much […]

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