Comments for: Seasonal depression: A modern ill with ancient roots

Posted Dec. 20, 2012, at 3:25 p.m.

With the winter season officially starting Friday, many Mainers are feeling the drag of seasonal depression. Clinically known as seasonal affective disorder, the “winter blues” that disturb many modern lives are rooted in humans’ ancient traditions and basic genetic code, according to Dr. Cliff Singer, chief of geriatric mental health …

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