Year : 1996  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 257--259

Familial Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder - A Case Report


Praveen Fernandes1, Ajit Avasthi2, PJ Santosh3 
1 Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India
2 Associate Professor*, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India
3 Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India

Correspondence Address:
Ajit Avasthi
Associate Professor*, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India

A patient with recurrent summer depression for seven consecutive years is described, whose mood significantly worsened with increased environmental temperature. She had a family history of recurrent summer depression in both her brother and paternal grandmother with symptoms similar to those of typical endogenous depression. The patient«SQ»s mood switched to hypomania with antidepressant therapy.


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Fernandes P, Avasthi A, Santosh P J. Familial Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder - A Case Report.Indian J Psychiatry 1996;38:257-259


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Fernandes P, Avasthi A, Santosh P J. Familial Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder - A Case Report. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 1996 [cited 2020 Sep 22 ];38:257-259
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