Seasonal Affective Disorder For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118051556
  • ISBN-13: 9781118051559
  • DDC: 616.8527
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Seasonal Affective Disorder For Dummies is an exploration and guide through the depression that affects people in winter months, when the days are shorter and theres less direct sunlight. Seasonal Affective Disorder For Dummies highlights and explains the various treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder and how are different from the typical depression treatments. Bright Light Therapy is the most used non-prescription treatment method, and there is extensive coverage on this therapy. 

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Authors’ Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Detecting and Dealing with SAD.
3: Opening up the Curtains on SAD.
4: Is It SAD or Something Else?.
5: Who Gets SAD and Why?.
6: Getting Help for SAD.
7: Examining the Biological Treatments for SAD.
8: Shining Light on SAD.
9: Lightening up Moods with Medications.
10: A Happy Diet for SAD.
11: Alternative Treatments for SAD.
12: Shifting SAD Thoughts.
13: Exposing SAD Thinking.
14: Brightening up SAD Thinking.
15: Soothing the Storms Within.
16: Handling SAD Stress.
17: Changing SAD Behaviors.
18: Sleep and SAD.
19: Fighting SAD by Getting Moving.
20: Exercising into a Good Mood.
21: Feeling Good about Having Fun.
22: Life after SAD.
23: Reducing the Risk of Relapse.
24: Accepting Reasonable Sadness.
25: Living Happily after SAD.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten Ways to Get More Light.
28: Ten Quick Ways out of a Bad Mood.
29: Ten Ways to Help People with SAD.
30: Ten Ways to Help a Kid with SAD.
SAD Forms for You.
SAD Resources for You.