Psychology http://wesa.fm en Seasonal Affective Disorder Not So Different From Non-Seasonal Depression http://wesa.fm/post/seasonal-affective-disorder-not-so-different-non-seasonal-depression <p>As soon as the clocks change each fall, do you feel like your body goes into hibernation mode?</p><p>When winter mood shifts bring us to the point of depression, the experience is called Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as S.A.D., and the mental health effects can be devastating for some people.</p><p><strong>Kathryn Roecklein</strong>, Assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Pitt and CMU studies and treats S.A.D.</p><p>She says, contrary to what some people think, S.A.D. is not a response to cold weather, but the shorter days of winter and lack of sunlight. Sat, 01 Feb 2014 00:23:29 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 23719 at http://wesa.fm Seasonal Affective Disorder Not So Different From Non-Seasonal Depression Lessons for Living Well http://wesa.fm/post/lessons-living-well <div class="field-item even"><p>Do we learn all we ever really need to know in kindergarten? We’ll discuss five principles for living, loving and playing well with others with psychologist <strong>Robert Schwartz</strong>, President of Cognitive Dynamic Therapy&nbsp;Associates.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:12:08 +0000 Heather McClain 1952 at http://wesa.fm Lessons for Living Well