Comparison of seasonal and nonseasonal affective disorders.

Author

Garvey MJ

Date

1/1988

Journal

Am J Psychiatry

Abstract

Eighteen patients with seasonal affective disorder were compared to 13 patients with recurrent nonseasonal depressions. Seasonal depressions were associated with hypersomnia and carbohydrate craving, and there was a trend for a younger age at onset of seasonal affective disorder.