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Research Results: CBT is Effective for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Need help getting through the winter? This week's NY Times article says that Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is effective for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with or without light therapy, and that CBT is actually better than light therapy in preventing relapse among SAD sufferers. The NY Times article refers to Dr. Kelly Rohan's initial pilot study of 23 individuals with SAD. Dr. Rohan conducted a larger randomized controlled trial of 61 patients with SAD in 2005,…
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