Winter Blues: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
In this enduring bestseller, Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal provides empowering information and guidance for the millions who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Over 100,000 readers have learned science-based ways to boost their energy and overcome low moods and problems with sleep, concentration, and food cravings -- even during the darkest winter days. Dr. Rosenthal helps readers map out their own seasonal patterns, get the most out of light boxes and other effective self-help options, and make informed decisions about antidepressants and psychotherapy. Updated throughout, the fourth edition features a compelling new chapter on meditation and is designed to be even more user friendly, with chapter-opening questions, engaging boxes and bulleted lists, and downloadable worksheets.
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Part ISeasonal Syndromes
TWOAll about SAD
THREEHow Seasonal Are You?
FOURWhat Causes SAD?
FIVESAD in Children and Adolescents
SIXSummer SAD and Other Seasonal Afflictions
Part IIICelebrating the Seasons
FOURTEENA Brief History of Seasonal Time
SIXTEENCreating with the Seasons
Life beyond SAD
Websites of Interest
Where to Obtain Light Fixtures and Other Devices
Other Ways to Help Yourself
NINEPsychotherapy and SAD
ELEVENMeditation for SAD
TWELVEA StepbyStep Guide through the Revolving Year
Advice for Family and Friends
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