Seasonal Affective Disorder — or just sick of winter?

[WCCO-TV, April 15, 2013] All that snow and ice has many of us feeling a little sick of winter, especially since it is supposed to be spring. All these freezing temperatures lasting this far into April have most of us hoping for warmer temperatures soon.

It doesn’t take long to find someone in Minnesota to complain about the weather.

“That’s probably normal and healthy at this point. We’re ready to get outdoors,” said Dr. Alan Steed, a psychologist with Allina Medical Clinic who treats seasonal affective disorder (aka SAD), with things like a light box.

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