Very early onset seasonal affective disorder: A case study

S. Saha, C. M. Pariante, T. F. McArdle, E. Fombonne

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A four year old boy was referred from Scotland, with a seasonal pattern of depressive symptoms dating back to infancy and meeting criteria for Major Depressive Disorder with Seasonal Pattern by the age of three years. There was consistency in reports between informants and across contexts and significant improvement with light therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-138
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Case-report
  • Depression
  • Early-onset
  • Light therapy
  • Seasonal affective disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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