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As clocks are turned back an hour this weekend and it gets dark earlier, many people will begin grappling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

The disorder -- also known as winter or seasonal depression -- affects up to 5% of Americans, but rates are much higher in Northern U.S. states (10%) than in Southern states (1%).

"It helps to remember that these shortened, colder days are...

The COVID-19 pandemic can make mental health struggles even worse for some people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

SAD is a type of depression triggered by the shorter daylight hours and gray skies of winter. It causes symptoms such as overeating, social withdrawal and decreased energy.

Pandemic-related effects such as stress, anxiety and social isolation could make SAD even ...