Winter Blues Survival Guide

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  • If you have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), take heart. A range of effective treatments and preventive measures can help you feel healthy and productive, even on the darkest days. Yet when depression kicks in, it's tought to mobilize yourself to find and use the information you need to feel better.  That's where this skillfully crafted workbook comes in. Leading SAD expert Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal guides you step by step to:

    • Record your symptoms, such as low moods, fatigue, sleep problems, and food cravings.
    • Gain awareness of your seasonal patterns - to anticipate problems before they arise.
    • Determine which remedies to try, including light therapy, meditation, lifestyle changes, antidepressants, and psychotherapy.
    • Keep track of what works and how long it takes for symptoms to improve.
    • Spend your high-energy months equipping yourself for the times when energy is low.
  • The Winter Blues Survival Guide Book:

    • Paperback: 275 pages
    • Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc. 2014
    • Language: English
    • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 8.0 x 0.7 inches
    • Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Norman E. Rosenthal, MD, is internationally recognized for his contribution to the understanding and treatment of depression. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University, a therapist in private practice, and the author of four books, including The Emotional Revolution. Dr. Rosenthal served for over 20 years at the National Institute of Mental Health as a researcher in psychiatry and psychobiology, and has been listed in The Best Doctors in America and the Consumers' Research Council of America’s Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists. He is a sought-after speaker and lecturer, and has appeared on national television and radio programs, including Good Morning America, Today, CBS Newsand NPR's Fresh Air and All Things Considered.

    Published Research & Articles

    A background and introduction to chronobiology and mood disorders Chronobiology and mood disorders: background and introduction Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience 2000;25(5):443-5. Benjamin Rusak, PhD
    Light Up the Blues: Light Therapy for Winter Blues MedicineNet Website Melissa Stoppler, M.D., Barbara K. Hecht, Ph.D.

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