Shedding Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

  • Published19 Jan 2016
  • Reviewed19 Jan 2016
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  • Source American Chemical Society

As the days get shorter, darker and colder, people seem to be getting gloomier. For folks with seasonal affective disorder, the changing seasons can make them sadder than most, to the point of depression. Why does this happen? What can someone with the condition do about it? Reactions has the chemistry to explain this disorder and some possible treatments.

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