Are you getting SAD?

Many of us have become aware of the acronym SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), a phenomenon associated with the onset of winter, and the reduced hours of available sunlight exposure. According to SADA, significant symptoms affect an estimated 7% of the UK population each year, with a further 17% suffering discomfort of a milder form.

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Postpartum Depression

Also known as PPD, or Postnatal Depression. Of the clients seen by me within the service I offer, women are very much in the ascendancy. Having published articles earlier in this series for fathers, this is an opportune time then to share some observations for a challenge, which, whilst not exclusively faced by women, is clearly more prevalent in this gender. [wiki] [Read more…]