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Audio Discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression that occurs at certain times of the year. Dr. Jeffrey Janata, division chief of psychology, discusses this disorder on Sound of Ideas. The discussion starts at 7:15 minutes into the program.

Research Watch

A monthly newsletter created and managed by psychiatry residents at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals. 


   On Sound of Ideas Patrick Runnels,MD, Public and Community Psychiatry, Medical Director, discusses clinical depression and how to assist those who need help getting mental health and addiction services. The interview starts at 30 minutes.     Watch the Video »