Conversations Live: Seasonal Affective Disorder

In a given year about 5% of the U.S. population experiences seasonal depression, and the number of those affected is higher in regions that experience harsher winter weather.  Our panel of experts discuss what leads to Seasonal Affective Disorder and methods for treating it.  They also discuss ways to stay healthy and active during the winter months.

Guests

Michelle Newman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Penn State

Natalie Hernandez DePalma, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Penn State Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Sharon McDonald, MEd, RD, LDN
Senior Extension Educator and Food Safety Specialist, Penn State