Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?

A sudden drop in temperature affects your mood? Then you are not alone. It can be a symptom of a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder. The SAD is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons

Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?If a sudden drop in temperature affects your mood, then you are not alone. This winter, Pune city witnessed temperatures, as low as 6 degrees, and many people suffer a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The SAD is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons. If you’re like most of […]

Scientific study reveals why certain people are more resilient to depression

Most antidepressants work by lowering levels of serotonin transporters in order to slow down the removal of serotonin from between the nerve cells. For the new study, Dr McMahon and team recruited 23 participants - 13 of whom where women - who had not developed depression despite having the 5-HTTLPR gene which can make an individual more prone to seasonal affective disorder

Scientific study reveals why certain people are more resilient to depressionA new study used a model of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) to find out why some people don’t develop depression despite being genetically predisposed to it. The findings also shed light on potential new treatments for seasonal depression. The symptoms seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are so similiar to those of depression that it can sometimes […]