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22 Nov 2004

weather anxiety
hi

like your comments and advise -i regualry get lightly depressed or and feel anxiety during hot weather-is this common condition
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Hi brody,
I'd be interested to hear what other people have to say, here. Weather obviously can affect our mood. Changes in the balance of light and dark in the day ( more extreme in the Northern hemisphere ) certainly can do so, and some people have mood disorders like Depression linked closely to change of seasons, as in S.A.D.; ( Seasonal Affective Disorder ).
Very hot and humid weather can be disturbing, though maybe not in the form of a regular depression --- but it's oppressive, unpleasant, annoying, and one can feel anxious if there's no ready source of relief from it.
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