Alaskans are at the deepest trough of winter darkness, just five days to the bottom — Winter Solstice, Dec. 21. If you’re feeling the absence of light and seek some relief, listen as three experts discuss the latest on Seasonal Affective Disorder. Joining host Kathleen McCoy, psychiatrist Aron Wolf, SAD lights vendor Joe Vergnetti, and a UAA Student Health & Counseling nurse practitioner Georgia DeKeyser Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 on Hometown, Alaska.
- Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms: Q & A about SAD and Light Therapy
- Mayo Clinic: SAD
- Mayo Clinic: Choosing a light therapy box
- MedlinePlus: Psychotherapy beats light treatment for SAD
- MedlinePlus: SAD
- WebMD: SAD – Causes and Risk Factors
- WebMD: VIDEO – Light Therapy for SAD
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HOST: Kathleen McCoy, independent journalist
- Dr. Aron S. Wolf, MD, local psychiatrist
- Joe Vergnetti, SAD lights vendor, Lake Otis Pharmacy
- Georgia DeKeyser, nurse practitioner, UAA Student Health & Counseling Center
LIVE: Wed, December 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT: Wed, December 16, 2009 at 10:00 p.m.
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