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Seasonal Depression (SAD) (cont.)

Diagnosis of Seasonal Depression

No single laboratory test or series of tests are available to detect seasonal affective disorder. Your health care professional will make the diagnosis from your history of symptoms, current signs and symptoms, medical interview, and examination.

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