Ó 2009, Dr. R.W. Lam
Last revised Sep/2009
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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Information Page
Seasonal affective disorder
(SAD) is also called Winter Depression,
Dark and Cold and Sad
Bleak till the promise of Spring
FOR THE PUBLIC
► SLTBR Public Info page link
► Light therapy for nonseasonal depression, link to Dr. Kripke’s eBook.
► A Clinician’s Guide to
Using Light Therapy – a new treatment manual
► Clinicians’ Resource Package – Updated! Get most of the
from Annals of Clinical Psychiatry: Update for SAD (2007)
from CNS Spectrums: Long Term Treatment of SAD (2007)
► Light therapy vs. antidepressants scientific article
(2006) – pdf file
► Update on the Biology of SAD scientific article (2005) – pdf file
► Pathophysiology of SAD scientific article (2000) – pdf file
► Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of SAD (1999) – pdf file