SAD Quiz: Shedding Light on the Winter Blues

Jul 31st 2009

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a depressive episode associated with the onset of fall and winter.
  1. 1 True.
  2. 0 False.
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  1. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a depressive episode associated with the onset of fall and winter.

    Correct Answer: True.

  2. Which of the following is the most likely cause of SAD

    Correct Answer: Lack of sufficient natural light.

  3. Scientists speculate that reduced sunlight:

    Correct Answer: All of the above.

  4. Winter depressions are characterized by "atypical" features.

    Correct Answer: True.

  5. Which of the following are used to treat SAD

    Correct Answer: All of the above.

  6. A good light box equates to a walk outdoors on a summer day.

    Correct Answer: True.

  7. One should position the light box close to the eyes.

    Correct Answer: True.

  8. As a general rule, it is advised to initiate light box treatment:

    Correct Answer: In the morning.