Measurement of illumination exposure in postpartum women
- Cognitive and Psychophysiological Correlates of Subsyndromal Seasonal Affective Disorder. Rohan, Kelly J.; Sigmon, Sandra T.; Dorhofer, Diana M.; Boulard, Nina E. // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Feb2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p39
This study longitudinally examined cognitive and psychophysiological factors in females who met criteria for subsyndromal seasonal affective disorder (S-SAD) and nondepressed, low seasonality controls. Participants (N = 46) were tested twice, during one winter month (i.e., December or January)...
- Saved by the Dark. CHOMYN, DAWN E. // Spirituality & Health;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p45
The article offers the author's insights concerning how she miraculously recovered from seasonal depression. The author cites when and how she started to feel sad for the loss of the season that also affects her mood and energy. She adds that by regularly walking in the dark every night, she was...
- WHEN THE BRIGHT SKIES OF SUMMER TURN GREY. Taylor, Leah S. // Oklahoma Woman;Jan2009, p8
The article offers information about the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that occurs between November and March and the reaction to the changes in the intensity of light.
- SAD. STATTMANN, DEAN // Men's Fitness;Dec2012, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p16
The article discusses the nature of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), the timing of its symptoms, and the number and proportion of people suffering from SAD, along with tips on how to deal with the condition.
- Mood impacts on probability weighting functions: “Large-gamble” evidence. Kliger, Doron; Levy, Ori // Journal of Socio-Economics;Aug2008, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p1397
Abstract: This paper integrates considerations of mood into non-expected utility theories and extends the existing literature on how mood influences peoplesâ€™ decisions and choices. An important element in many non-expected utility theories is the probability weighting function (PWF), that...
- Shedding Light on Moods. Dess, Nancy K. // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p26
Interviews Norman E. Rosenthal, clinical professor of psychiatry in Georgetown University and author of the book `Winter Blues', regarding seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Symptoms and manifestations Explanation on the sensitivity of mood to seasonal change; Therapeutic effect of light therapy.
- Beat the low-light blues. // Consumer Reports on Health;Nov2007, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p9
The article focuses on seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in the U.S. It states that people tend to feel gloomy and leaden, sleep more than usual, lose interest in daily activities, and have troubled concentrating. They also crave carbohydrates and gain weight. A research shows that the fastest...
- Get to your happy place. Herzig, Jill // Redbook;Jan2012, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p6
The author discusses how to fight seasonal affective disorder including how to keep a good mood in January. She talks about her last reunion with her friends and the topics that they discussed. She mentions her new addiction of bubble tea, her plan to visit film in actual theater, tweet fiction...
- seasonal affective disorder. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p678
An encyclopedia entry for "seasonal affective disorder" (SAD) is presented. It refers to a type of depression whereby changes in mood are based on the seasons. It is noted that people suffering from SAD are usually depressed during winter when natural light is low. It is asserted that exposure...