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Your symptoms may be more than the ‘Winter Blues’

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December 10, 2015


Filed under Campus Life, Life

As the winter months quickly approach, some students are bracing for the onset of seasonal affective disorder.“SAD is a form of clinical depression, where people experience bouts of depression in the fall [and] winter months, and feel pretty great in the spring [and] summer months,” said Jennifer Mahon, a doctoral candida...

UVM professor studies light therapy treatments

Caroline Alkire

December 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

A UVM professor is researching how to make winter more bearable for those affected by seasonal affective disorder. SAD is diagnosable clinical depression following a seasonal pattern, Professor of Psychological Science, Kelly Rohan said. The same symptoms as depression are present, such as fe...

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