Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Affective Disorder Seasonal Treatment

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder usually includes some combination of exposure to very bright light for a few hours per day, mental health counseling, and antidepressant medications.

Treatment options for seasonal affective disorder include:

Affective Disorder Seasonal Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat seasonal affective disorder:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Affective Disorder Seasonal References
  1. Magnusson A, Boivin D. Seasonal affective disorder: an overview. Chronobiol Int. 2003 Mar;20(2):189-207. [12723880]
  2. Michalak EE, Tam EM, Manjunath CV, Levitt AJ, Levitan RD, Lam RW. Quality of life in patients with seasonal affective disorder: summer vs winter scores. Can J Psychiatry. 2005 Apr;50(5):292-5. [15968846]
  3. Rohan KJ, Lindsey KT, Roecklein KA, Lacy TJ. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, light therapy, and their combination in treating seasonal affective disorder. J Affect Disord. 2004 Jun;80(2-3):273-83. [15207942]
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