Seasonal Affective Disorder
"Seasonal Affective Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A syndrome characterized by depressions that recur annually at the same time each year, usually during the winter months. Other symptoms include anxiety, irritability, decreased energy, increased appetite (carbohydrate cravings), increased duration of sleep, and weight gain. SAD (seasonal affective disorder) can be treated by daily exposure to bright artificial lights (PHOTOTHERAPY), during the season of recurrence.
|Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Seasonal Mood Disorder
- Disorder, Seasonal Mood
- Disorders, Seasonal Mood
- Mood Disorder, Seasonal
- Mood Disorders, Seasonal
- Seasonal Mood Disorders
- Seasonal Affective Disorders
- Affective Disorder, Seasonal
- Affective Disorders, Seasonal
- Disorder, Seasonal Affective
- Disorders, Seasonal Affective
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