Depression is insidious. It can sneak up on you so slowly that you don’t even realize what is happening. Or it can begin suddenly. You don’t even remember when you started to feel bad…but you know you do. It can start in response to a stressful or traumatic event. Or there may be
The holidays are over. The days are long. It’s dark going to work and dark when you get home. Kind of depressing.
How do you tell when you are experiencing the temporary blahs due to winter – changes in sunlight, cold weather and post holiday let down – or a more serious depression such as Seasonal Affective Disorder?
In his book Winter Blues: