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.
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.