Deanna Pledge, Ph.D.

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Fall Nights

October 7, 2016

Tags: time change, seasonal affective disorder, sleep schedules, energy levels, coping

Have you noticed a difference in the amount of daylight you are seeing?

Sadly, the nights are coming earlier. It is that time of year, and many people struggle with some degree of SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, with the longer nights. This phenomenon is very much a byproduct of where you live. People near the equator rarely report the winter “blues.” (more…)