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When you think of winter, you may at first associate it with the flu, colds or respiratory complications such as pneumonia. However, in the cooler months, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) may be often overlooked as a simple case of the 'winter blues'. SAD is a mood disorder that takes trend in the form of a seasonal depression each year, with the condition generally concluding in spring or summer (the warmer seasons) (Healthdirect 2020). However, some people experience SAD through spring and summer too.