Seasonal Affective Disorder occurs when there is less sunlight and colder, gloomy weather. Here are tips for coping with depression during the winter months.
- Depressed or sad mood
- Diminished interest or pleasure in activities
- Changes in weight
- Changes in sleep (not able to sleep or sleeping too much)
- Fatigue or loss of energy
- Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
- Trouble with concentration or attention
- Suicidal thoughts
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