Release date: January 9, 2022
In this third mini Holiday Break episode, I look at the research on Pediatric Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). I present its definition, describe its prevalence, explore why we should care, and describe treatment options. Links to the research I cite are below. Full-length Talking About Kids episodes will return later in this new year.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Rates of seasonal affective disorder in children and adolescents
Declarative Memory Impairment and Emotional Bias in Recurrent Depression with a Seasonal Pattern: The Interplay between Emotion and Cognition in Seasonal Affective Disorder
Case Series: Pediatric Seasonal Affective Disorder. A Follow-up Report
A Controlled Trial of Light Therapy for the Treatment of Pediatric Seasonal Affective Disorder