Seasonal Affective Disorder
Horticultural therapy is a rehabilitation method that uses plant-based activities to help you get over a spectrum of ailments ranging from winter blues to Seasonal Affective Disorder.
For many people, the middle of winter brings on a bout with the blues. But the condition may be more widespread this season.
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression where people start to react negatively to the absence of light. It classically happens this time of year when the days are short and the sky is dark and dreary.
It’s another gloomy day in the Delaware Valley. And many are starting to get bit by the winter blues.
One of the advantages of the dog days of winter is that we know things will get better and this is an ideal time to start making gains on the physical front.
There is a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder where people actually suffer from depression and other symptoms during the winter months as a result of reduced exposure to light.