Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - If the flu isn't your problem and you still aren't quite right, Edwin Robinson is treating seasonal affective disorder.

SAD is a combination of a mood and biologic disturbance most often encountered in the autumn and winter season.

Treatment includes light therapy, medication, such as an antidepressant, and cognitive behavior therapy.

In addition to pharmacological and behavioral therapy, a change in lifestyle such as exercising, can be beneficial.

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