Seasonal Depression (Seasonal Affective Disorder) Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

There are two seasonal patterns with SAD. One starts in the fall and continues through the winter, and the other starts in late spring or early summer. The fall-onset type of SAD, often referred to as “winter depression,” is better known and easier to recognize — and we know more about it than we know about its counterpart.

The fall is a great time of year in Portland. We begin to move from the sometimes frantic pace of summer