Seasonal affective depression (also known as seasonal affective disorder or SAD) is a form of depression that is said to affect people at certain times every year. It is something which was widely accepted until now.
A recent study conducted by Dr. Steven LoBello, a professor of psychology at Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama, challenges the notion that there is a relationship between se... Read More >>
The birth of a child is a life-changing event, accompanied by a range of intense emotions–immense joy, overflowing love, as well as both fear and hope. But a new baby can also trigger mild to severe depression.
After childbirth, many new mothers experience “baby blues”, a collection of symptoms that includes mood swings, sadness, crying spells, anxiety and sleep disorders. But some new mo... Read More >>
Some call it the winter blues, others describe it as seasonal depression. Indeed, depressive symptoms and moodiness can be linked to seasonal changes.
Many of us feel a slump during the winter. When mild, the symptoms go away within a short amount of time (think of the post-holiday low). However, when symptoms persist and interfere with daily life for a significant period of time, it may a seas... Read More >>