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What Parents Can Do If Kids Have SAD


Talk to your doctor if you suspect your child has SAD. Doctors and mental health professionals make a diagnosis of SAD after a careful evaluation and a checkup to ensure that symptoms aren’t due to a medical condition that needs treatment. Tiredness, fatigue, changes in appetite and sleep, and low energy can be signs of […]

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Books About Seasonal Affective Disorder


Several books have been written for patients of seasonal affective disorder. These self-help books should be used in conjunction with medical or psychological treatment for seasonal affective disorder and bi polar disorder. Winter Blues, Revised Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder by¬†Norman E. Rosenthal Snooze… or Lose!: 10 “No-War” Ways […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder – Support Groups


Here are a few support group links! The Seasonal Affective Disorder Association: http://www.sada.org.uk/ Daily Strength – Seasonal Affective Disorder Support Group: http://www.dailystrength.org/c/Seasonal-Affective-Disorder/support-group Mental Health America: http://www.nmha.org/go/sad Facebook group for Seasonal Affective Disorder: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Seasonal-affective-disorder/106176212746152

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Advice for Family & Friends


Other people can be a great source of support and comfort to those who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder. The top 5 things to do: 1. Understand the problem – You need to recognize that SAD is a real problem and affliction. ¬†Someone who suffers from SAD may look okay but can be having major […]

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