For the light source, the researchers used commercially available LEDs or a blue-light lamp that is used to combat winter depression
It is thought that up to one in 15 of the UK population is affected by winter depression
- or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) - every year between September and April.
Also called winter depression
, SAD is a form of depression that affects an estimated 10 to 20 percent of Americans when both its mild and severe forms are considered.
Experimental design and measures of success in the treatment of winter depression
by bright light.
From winter depression
to allergies, coughs, colds and flu, how do you keep yourself in tip top condition and feel on top of the world when the world seems so dreary and cold?
The 50-year-old Balsall Heath-born vocalist reveals that he suffers with Seasonal Affective Disorder - or SAD - a type of winter depression
Up to a third of the population, in Britain at least, suffers from seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, also known as winter depression
, according to MIND, a leading mental health charity in England and Wales.
The thing is, I think I'm beginning to suffer from seasonal affective disorder, the winter depression
that affects half a million people every winter.
Among those who do not suffer themselves, 44 per cent said they know someone who does succumb to winter depression
These companies can easily be found through the internet by using light therapy or winter depression
as a prompt.
The longer nights, especially when we switch from Daylight Saving Time back to Standard, and lack of sunlight affect our circadian rhythms, interrupt our sleep cycles, and cause fatigue and winter depression
The researchers tested 24 people with winter depression
, also known as seasonal-affective disorder (SAD).