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With the reduction in daylight hours observed here in Alaska during the winter, many patients complain to their primary care provider or a mental health professional about the increasing impact the absence of light has on their mood and behavior. This condition, referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is described as a form of depression that occurs during the same season each year, most commonly during the fall and winter months. For those of us in the Arctic, this can mean a more drastic impact on our feeling of well-being and ultimately our quality of life.