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How is seasonal affective disorder diagnosed?

The diagnosis of seasonal affective disorder is based on a person experiencing depressive-like symptoms for at least two years, with the symptoms being isolated to the specific season, i.e., winter-based seasonal affective disorder only causes symptoms during winter.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 25 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Depression


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