seasonal affective disorder


seasonal affective disorder

noun

medical : an illness that makes people feel sad and tired during the winter because there is less light during the day

Full Definition of SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

:  depression that tends to recur as the days grow shorter during the fall and winter —abbreviation SAD

First Known Use of SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

1983

sea·son·al affective disorder

noun \ˌsēz-ən-əl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

: depression that tends to recur as the days grow shorter during the fall and winter—abbreviation SAD

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