Based on the recent long stretches of rainy, cloudy, cool spring weather you may wonder about the effect this environment might have on your mood and depression. Looking out the window on a rainy day can feel almost underwhelming where you just want to crawl back into bed and stay there. If you are already susceptible to feeling sad and lonely, the dreary weather certainly doesn’t help.
- Depression that begins during a specific season every year
- Depression that ends during a specific season every year
- No episodes of depression during the season in which you experience a normal mood
- Many more seasons of depression than seasons without depression over the lifetime of your illness