Seattle is known to have its fair share of mental health challenges. Much of this could be the result of its weather, which is also well-known for cloudiness and rain. A lack of sunshine puts susceptible people in jeopardy of developing seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that typically occurs during winter months. Since Seattle has cloudy weather throughout the year, residents suffer a high level of SAD. Some of SAD's symptoms include:
- feelings of hopelessness
- weight gain
- oversleeping or insomnia
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