Latest Seasonal affective disorder Stories

2014-05-14 23:12:35

By using the latest light therapy device from Nature Bright Company, Toine Schoutens guides the famous 3FM DJ Giel Beelen from the Netherlands through his world record attempt "Longest Marathon, Radio broadcast." Irvine, California (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 On Monday May 12 at 6.00 a.m., Giel Beelen starts the biggest challenge of his career. He will try to obtain the Guinness World Record “Longest Marathon, Radio DJ”. Two years ago the Belgian DJ Peter van der Veire of MNM (VRT)...

Decisions Are Best Made With The Proper Lighting
2014-02-21 13:00:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has discovered that bright lights can make positive or negative emotions even more intense. “Other evidence shows that on sunny days people are more optimistic about the stock market, report higher wellbeing and are more helpful while extended exposure to dark, gloomy days can result in seasonal affective disorder,” Alison Jing Xu, assistant professor of management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of...

2014-01-28 23:31:44

January is a peak time for SAD, but there are treatment methods that can help. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes referred to as ‘winter blues,’ is in full swing in January. Short days and low temperatures mean spending more time outside and a distinct lack of sunlight. These seasonal changes are linked to episodic depression in some people, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center in...

2014-01-15 16:23:38

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays have come and gone. Most of the country has already been in a deep freeze, and there are still long, harsh months of winter yet to come. It's no wonder many people come down with a case of the "winter blues." This bummed out reaction occurs when the days are shorter and you spend much more time inside. To combat these feelings, you might try light therapy, and increasing physical activity. If it lasts more than a fleeting day or two, it...

Feeling Blue? Some Say Today Is The Most Depressing Day Of The Year
2014-01-06 07:36:10

[ Watch the Video: Blue Monday - The Most Depressing Day Of The Year ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a UK psychologist, the third Monday of the month of January is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. And while the theory is based on a complex mathematical formula, some researchers feel that the actual bluest day of the year falls three weeks earlier, on the first Monday of the New Year. Blue Monday, as the date is known,...

2013-12-20 23:02:56

Seasonal Depression typically begins in fall and ends in spring. Evans, GA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Seasonal depression, often called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), occurs each year at the same time, usually starting in fall, worsening in winter, and ending in spring. It is more than just "the winter blues" or "cabin fever." A rare form of SAD, known as "summer depression," begins in late spring or early summer and ends in fall. The Center for Primary...

2013-12-02 23:27:07

Wintertime depression symptoms are known to affect people living in the northern part of the world more substantially. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 As countries in the northern hemisphere prepare for the coming winter months, Passages Malibu prepared a list of tips meant to prevent seasonal affection disorder. Common symptoms of seasonal affective disorder include a minor lack of energy to more serious feelings of depression. Passages Malibu winter tips include: Getting some sun...

2013-12-02 23:02:21

The cable program will look into SAD, an appropriately named disorder linked to reduced amounts of sunlight during the wintertime. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 According to “Psychology Today,” Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects as many as 10 million people across the United States, and another 10 to 20 percent of the population may experience mild SAD. The acronym for the disorder, SAD, appropriately describes its symptoms, which include feelings of sadness, lack of...

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