“How do I … deal with seasonal affective disorder?”
By Phil Maynard
Given the upcoming end of daylight savings time this Sunday in the United States, I thought this article would be useful and timely. The article mentions a few tips for coping and also links to another article (http://www.theguardian.com/society/2005/nov/17/health.lifeandhealth3) that provides a more complete list of treatment options, including CBT.
As with any disorder, the earlier you intervene, the better off you will be. The symptoms can affect your motivation so as they become more severe it becomes progressively more difficult to apply many of the treatment recommendations.
Adults with ADHD also tend to have difficulty maintaining a regular sleep schedule, so when the clock “falls back” Sunday, it’s extra important to use good sleep hygiene to stay on track.