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Conversations Live: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Aired January 19, 2023

About 5% of the U.S. population experiences seasonal depression. Pennsylvania in particular tends to have higher rates on average as the days get shorter and the winter weather hits. Our panel of experts discuss what leads to Seasonal Affective Disorder, methods for treating it, and ways to stay healthy and active during the winter months.


Carolyn DonaldsonCarolyn Donaldson

WPSU Community Engagement


Sultan MagruderSultan Magruder, Ph.D.

Psychologist and Assistant Director, DEI, Penn State Counseling and Psychological Services

Madhavi Singh, MDMadhavi Singh, MD

Penn State Health

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