Seasonal Affective Disorder is more commonly thought of in winter, but here in Las Vegas it can happen during the summer.
You've probably heard about being sad in the winter when it's cloudy or when it's rainy, but what about summertime sadness?
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) usually happens in winter. People are depressed by the shorter and gloomier days.
Some experts are finding a similar depression during the summer. It's the long days and the intense heat that does people in.
Some symptoms include:
"The best recommendation I can make: go to the beach. That's what I used to do in the day with my wife and kids," said Louis Mortillaro, a psychologist.
Solutions are pretty common sense. You should stay in the shade and air conditioning when possible. Investing in good curtains and other ways to block the sun is also a good idea.