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could a seasonal disorder be the cause of an anger problem

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could a seasonal disorder be the cause of an anger problem
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

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Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

Dear friend,

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

A seasonal disorder is triggered by a shortening of daylight hours. We are talking about Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD, which is a form of depression.

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

Anger is a symptom of depression, and sometimes a depressed person cannot see their negative actions.

Customer:

what would cause intense anger outburst which occur mostly during the winter month

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

SAD

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

You can get light therapy lamps that can make a tremendous difference. These are medically approved and very effective in many cases.

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_7?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=sad+lamp&sprefix=SAD+lam%2Caps%2C444

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

It could be coincidental, but the likelihood that it is the onset of winder causing this depression is very strong and fairly common.

Customer:

even though they do not seemed depressed? he just angry.

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

A depressed person does not have to have all of the symptoms of depression.

Customer:

thank you. i am going to get a light and pray that helps.

Customer:

Is anger ourburst a symptom of depression?

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

I recommend the Phillips. Men seem particularly prone to anger and moodiness when they feel depressed, and just a seasonal change can make a difference. God bless you.

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC :

Yes. it is a symptom.

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Category: Mental Health
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Experience: 35 years of experience as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, National Certified Counselor and a college professor.
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