Spotlight on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Spotlight on Seasonal Affective Disorder
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Spotlight on Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Episode 22 January 05, 2021 00:24:15

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Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Spotlight on Seasonal Affective Disorder**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **what SAD is**, **what you can do to manage SAD during these difficult times** and **how you can get help with SAD if you need it**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892 [NHS SAD Information](https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder-sad/) - Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is sometimes known as "winter depression" because the symptoms are usually more apparent and more severe during the winter. A few people with SAD may have symptoms during the summer and feel better during the winter…

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