Author | Leo Sher, MD


Cortisol and Seasonal Changes in Mood and Behavior

October 01, 2006

The degree to which season changes affect mood, energy, sleep, appetite, food preference, or desire to socialize with others has been called "seasonality." Identification of a seasonal pattern can only be made if both the patient and physician actively look for it.

Light Therapy for Depressive Disorders

October 01, 2004

Although light therapy is an old treatment, new therapeutic uses are being researched. What is the optimal time and strength of light treatment to best help patients with depressive disorders?