Seasonal Affective Disorder; Winter Attractions & Activities Around Ohio; Christmas Tree Economics

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Roughly 10 million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder. It's a mood irregularity that tends to spike during winter months when sunshine is scarce. Symptoms could include finding it hard to get up in the morning or feeling lethargic. So how serious is this condition, and how is it different than the "winter blues"? 

In this hour, we'll learn what causes seasonal affective disorder -- and about the treatments available for those who suffer. 
Then, are you looking for fun activities to get you out of the house and occupied during the winter? 
There are plenty of fun attractions and activities around Northeast Ohio and beyond that can help beat winter boredom. 

Plus, our business reporter breaks down the economics ....of Christmas trees.


- Adrian Ma, Business Reporter, ideastream

-Jeffrey Janata, PhD, division chief of psychology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 

Kristen Jantonio, Communications Specialist, Destination Cleveland
Jim Vickers, Editor, Ohio Magazine

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