Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dr. Alan Manevitz talking about winter depression

Dr. Alan Manevitz talking about winter depression

Dr. Alan Manevitz from the Cornell Medical Center discusses winter depression on CBS Healthwatch

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Prof Dr. Siegfried Kasper on Winter Blues and symptoms

Prof Dr. Siegfried Kasper on Winter Blues and symptoms

Prof Dr. Siegfried Kasper of the Medical University in Vienna talks about Winter Blues and explains its symptoms

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Dr. Ganz Ferrance on CTV talking about SAD

Dr. Ganz Ferrance on CTV talking about SAD

Dr. Ganz Ferrance talking bout SAD on CTV

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Dr. Raymond Lam on SAD

Dr. Raymond Lam on SAD

Dr. Raymond Lam talking about seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and light therapy during the Scientific Conference of the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (www.sltbr.org) held in June of 2008 in Vancouver, Canada.

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Olav Mol talking about Philips goLITE Blu in F1 Championships

Olav Mol talking about Philips goLITE Blu in F1 Championships

Dutch motorsport commentator Olav Mol discussing the benefits (in Dutch) of the Philips goLITE Blu in Formula 1 motorsports.

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as winter blues or winter depression, is a mood disorder in which people experience depressive symptoms during the winter or a particular other season (although depressions during the winter seem to be most frequent). This section contains all you need to know about SAD.

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Light Therapy as treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder

The most popular treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as “winter depression” or “winter blues”, is bright light therapy. This therapy makes use of a special light box that is far brighter than a regular light bulb and emits full spectrum light. In recent years various manufacturers have experimented with blue light that appears to be more effective than the traditional full spectrum lightboxes. Read all you need to know about light therapy here.

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