Seasonal Affective Disorder Begins late Fall and continues through Winter Relief in Spring Hypersomnia Anergia Hyperphagia Weight gain Carbohydrate binge Rx : Light therapy SADS Treatment
Postpartum Depression Occurs up to two years postpartum Irritability Feeling overwhelmed Tearfulness Failure to enjoy motherhood Thoughts of harming infant Shame and guilt
Postpartum Depression-cont’d Occurs in 12 % of population Independent of hormone levels Sometimes improves or becomes worse with breastfeeding Lack of social support
Postpartum Depression-cont’d Treatment Do breastfeeding Increase social support SSRIs Group therapy WEB based groups Postpartum Depression
Schizo-affective Disorders Differs in all patients Less than 1 % of population Over diagnosed in US Symptoms of Schizophrenia Symptoms of Mood disorders Increased risk for Suicide Treatment is the same as for Schizophrenia/Mood Disorders Prognosis poor
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