Will COVID-19 Make Seasonal Affective Disorder Worse?

A Yale Medicine expert explains seasonal affective disorder and how COVID-19 may impact it.

For some people, the winter months, which bring fewer daylight hours, can trigger a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Medical experts worry that the added stresses from COVID-19 might impact SAD symptoms. But, treatment is available, read on for further information and how to seek support.

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Source: https://www.yalemedicine.org/news/covid-19-seasonal-affective-disorder-sad