Assaulted by the sun: A look at summertime SAD

[WCCO TV, July 17, 2013] Summer is the season so many of us look forward to after the long winters we have in Minnesota. And when the weather warms up, as it has this week, our parks and pools are packed with people eager to have some fun.

But not everyone is happy with the heat and humidity. In fact, for some folks, it’s downright depressing. Dr. Alan Steed is a psychologist at the Allina Medical Clinic – Eagan. He works with people who are more than just cranky in the summer.

He sees patients with seasonal affective disorder in the winter and the summer.

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