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Seasonal Depression (SAD) Topic Guide

Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder : Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is tied to seasons of the year. Symptoms include:
  • depressed mood,
  • fatigue,
  • feelings of worthlessness, and
  • poor concentration.
Treatment may incorporate bright-light therapy and antidepressants.

Seasonal Affective Disorder Topic Guide - Visuals

Seasonal Affective Disorder Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

citalopram (oral) Citalopram (oral)

Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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paroxetine Paroxetine

Paroxetine is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paroxetine affects chemicals in the brain that m...learn more »

sertraline Sertraline

Sertraline is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Sertraline affects chemicals in the brain that m...learn more »

fluoxetine Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people wi...learn more »