TITLE

seasonal affective disorder

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1963
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "seasonal affective disorder" is presented. It refers to mood disorder characterized by dysphoria or depression in fall and winter and relative mania or hypomania in the spring and summer. Abnormalities of serotonin transmission in the brain has been associated with the the disorder.
ACCESSION #
21245143

 

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