Essays Tagged: "Seasonal Affective Disorder"

Seasonal Affective Disorder

short essay not entirely in depth could have been more detalied about function of hormonesSeasonal Affective DisorderSeasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a common problem of people living ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Effects of Serotonin on the Mind and Body.

e an unsuspected bipolar illness and be tipped over into mania by the SSRI (Appleton, 2000).SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder is a condition associated with lowered serotonin levels. It describes a ... sed and abused drugs from alcohol to ecstasy. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.Smyth, A (1991). Seasonal affective disorder. Hammersmith, London: Thorsons.Snyder, S. H. (1986). Drugs and the brain ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mental health what it is about, an insight into the nursing care of a depressed patient.

. There are a few several other different types of depression - major depression, minor depression, seasonal affective disorder, adjustment disorder with depressed mood, organic effective disorder, dy ...

(5 pages) 266 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


on simply means the depression is severe enough to require treatment. Another type of depression is seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. This is when clinical depression follows a seasonal pattern, af ...

(3 pages) 135 3 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)In 1979, Dr. Norman Rosenthal moved from his home in South Africa t ... ist until spring. In 1984 at the National Institute for Mental Health, this one doctor's brush with seasonally induced depression began the study of what is commonly called winter blues, or more clini ... Disorder (SAD).What is it and who gets it?Affecting approximately 5% of the US population SAD is a seasonally induced depressive disorder that manifests itself during the darker months of the year, t ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Changing Seasons

the change in seasons. Psychologist have discovered that one out of every twenty people suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), the majority being women. SAD is defined as seasonal condition in ... ait that sunlight causes is your body to defend itself, which results in a tan. Finally, the seasonal changes also affect your mental state of mind. Some people believe that when the weather is ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Weather

an impact our emotions as well as our physical condition. For example, many people suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). This is caused by the lack of proper light during the Fall and Winter ...

(7 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


winter months some individuals experience persistent episodes of depression, an affliction known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Research suggests that photoperiod is significant in the onset an ... andomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy, light therapy, andtheir combination for seasonal affective disorder. Journal of Consulting and ClinicalPsychology, 75(3), 489-500. Retrieved ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Acid Rain Titration

ving some people yoghurt and tea, and finding out how those foods affect their mood. SAD stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder and is the feeling you show when you are not happy. There are many examp ... bohydrates in the bloodstream. In particular vitamin D seems to help the type of depression called "Seasonal Affective Disorder" or SAD, which is contained in yoghurt. In conclusion, there is some mor ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Depression in Melinda

ness and lose interest in the things they enjoy, but do they know about a type of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder? In Seasonal Affective Disorder, the symptoms of depression occur in the ... burst of energy and wants to be more cheerful. She wants to change, a usual affect that occurs with Seasonal Affective Disorder. Melinda thinks about how she has overcome her depression, "I have survi ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American