Seasonal Affective Disorder Hits Harder; Flu Season Begins

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As the hours of daytime grow shorter and winter approaches, many Americans will feel the onset of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Characterized by lethargy, sadness and loneliness, SAD affects about 5% of U.S. adults. A clinical health psychologist explains SAD's impact. Also, flu season has begun. Connecticut Public Radio's Nicole Leonard spoke with health experts about how they're approaching the flu differently during a pandemic. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 13, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on November 13, 2020.


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