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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is common, and it usually starts to take effect when the weather starts to change.

Seasonal depression looms as winter hits

Janson McNair, Photo assistant December 12, 2023

 With winter break quickly approaching, the beginning of the colder months can cause a serious mental toll for some college students. According to the National Education Association, more than 60%...

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Our View: Where does $20 get you?

Editorial Board September 4, 2019

In the near future, the university will take $20 out of your account to enhance mental health services on campus. No, it is not optional, and no, you don’t know what the money will be used for, neither...

Combatting SAD on campus

Rachel Duthie December 7, 2016

Kent State freshman human and developmental studies major Hayley Thompson couldn't help but notice how anxious she was this December, a feeling that perplexed her so much she scheduled a counseling appointment...

Cassie Pegg-Kirby, the assistant director of the Women’s Center, discusses the use of the lamp behind her to treat seasonal affectedness disorder. Pegg-Kirby said that the lamp can help treat those affected, but shouldn’t be seen as a cure to it.

Seasonal Affective Disorder leaves people feeling depressed during winter

Hannah Reed February 23, 2014

Cold temperatures, bad roads and lack of sunlight can leave people feeling depressed during the winter months, but these feelings may not be just the typical winter blues — they could be a result of...

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