Wellbutrin XL (bupropion) will be used to PREVENT depression in patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Wellbutrin XL (bupropion) will be used to PREVENT depression in patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Up to 10% of people in northern latitudes get depressed in the fall and winter. It's thought that shorter days trigger changes in melatonin, serotonin, and other neurotransmitters.

Seasonal depression is usually treated with antidepressants or light therapy from a light box.

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