Everyone’s mood can be affected by weather. But experts warn that if you feel like a completely different person depending on the season, you may actually have a form of seasonal depression.
“Seasonal affective disorder or SAD as it is commonly known, is a kind of depression that appears at certain times of the year it usually begins in the fall when the days start shorter and it lasts throughout the winter,” Jonny Morris told Global News.
Morris is CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s BC Division.
According to Morris, 15 per cent of Canadians will experience some form of mild seasonal affective disorder.