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Summer weather can make people sad too

If you have heard the term “seasonal affective disorder” you know it is related to feelings of sadness, tiredness, and lack of joy that come with lack of sunlight in winter, when the sun is low in the sky. But it turns out that for some people, summer weather can also spark feelings of depression and sadness. Time magazine posted a story this week on summer SAD at http://time.com/5287625/summer-seasonal-affective-disorder/.

Forbes.com also published an article by Dr. Marshall Shepherd of UGA on how summer weather can sometimes provoke negative thoughts. You can read more about this here.