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Matt Liere: An ode for those with seasonal affective disorder

Wintertime makes it easy to look forward to things that aren’t – such as temperatures above 70 degrees, green leaves, beach sand and the sun.

Paul Turner: As darkness descends on the Northwest, get outside to beat the blues

Before you dismiss the idea of wintertime blues as some weak-kneed nonsense foisted on us hardy Northwesterners by trembling transplanted Californians, you might want to consider this: We all know …

SAD light can be solution for darker days

I’ve had SAD since I was a child. I’m not one to suffer from depression – my SAD is not the depression side but more SAD lite. I find that …

Seasonal affective disorder prevention and treatment

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression.

Finding a light in the battle against SAD

Every year at this time, the days become shorter and the nights longer. We look outside at the blackness and wonder, “Gee, is it really only 7:30?” We have to …

There are plenty of treatments for those suffering from SAD

You made it through another holiday season. Now you can relax and enjoy the rest of the winter, unless you are part of the 4 percent to 6 percent of …

Anticipation of brighter days beats hibernation

Are you SAD? Or are you just plain sad? This time of year, I’m always a little of both. The days are short and dark, which also describes my temper …