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Seasonal Depression (SAD) (cont.)


  • Learn as much as you can about seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
  • Do not feel guilty; understand that SAD is caused by a chemical abnormality that you have little control over.
  • Explore support groups to help you cope with the disorder.
  • Follow the treatment recommendations of your health care professsional.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/7/2015

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