seasonal affective disorder http://wrvo.org en Why so SAD? http://wrvo.org/post/why-so-sad <p>Winter in central and northern New York isn’t always as picturesque as some may wish it to be. Daylight is usually gone before the work day is over, flurries have the potential to make any drive difficult, and gray skies often seem like they’re never going away. It’s normal to feel off when the days get shorter, but what happens when these feelings manifest into something much more serious on a yearly basis?</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.uvm.edu/~psych/?Page=faculty/Rohan.php">Dr. Kelly Rohan</a> discusses the causes and treatments of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Rohan is an expert in SAD and acting director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology at the University of Vermont.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Rohan.</strong></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care 47156 at http://wrvo.org Why so SAD? Researchers try to individualize light therapy http://wrvo.org/post/researchers-try-individualize-light-therapy <p>As upstate New York heads into some of the darkest days of the calendar year, researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy are trying to shed some light on our individual cycle of sleeping and waking known as the circadian rhythm. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 21:04:04 +0000 Marie Cusick 29571 at http://wrvo.org