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Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Christa Calabretta, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Every year when the temperatures drop, so do the spirits of millions of people. As the holidays approach, about 10 million people in our country find themselves in low spirits and genuinely depressed as days get shorter and colder, according to Psychology Today magazine. These 10 million people, in...

Is the weather affecting my mental health?

Is the weather affecting my mental health?

Nina Stefanelli, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Do you ever feel your mood changing for absolutely no reason when the winter time comes around? SAD is a disorder that affects your mood seasonally. In the most common type of SAD,  your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months. During these months, you experience sympt...

Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Angela Kellett, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Ever have that feeling where you want to stay in bed and hide under the covers? For those who suffer from seasonal depression, such as I do, it can be a constant feeling. College exacerbates my SAD as I struggle with the transition from the stress of finals and excitement of the holidays to endless da...

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Seasonal Depression