Season Affective Disorder not just for winter months

    We’re all familiar with Season Affective Disorder as it’s been associated with winter. Those long, dark days have been known to cause depression in some.

    But as Health & Science reporter Carolyn Beeler found out, SAD affects people in the summer, too. Experts say it’s likely the heat that leaves people feeling bad, and while they’re not as prone to weight gain as winter SAD sufferers, those feeling down in the summer are more likely to have suicidal thoughts.

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