The Hibernation Response: Why You Feel Fat, Miserable, and Depressed from October Through March--and how You Can Cheer Up Through Those Dark Days of Winter

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Arbor House, Jan 1, 1988 - Health & Fitness - 308 pages
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For the 25 percent of the human race that suffers from the Hibernation Response comes a self-help book whose new theory goes beyond the much-publicized Seasonal Affective Disorder. The authors tell how to feel energetic and enthusiastic in the middle of winter.

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Contents

How to Recognize
28
Learning from
50
Tapping Your Adaptive
65
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Bahr was published more than five hundred articles on health and science.

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