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If you are particularly moody during a specific season, especially in the wintertime, and wonder do I have Seasonal Affective Disorder, take this online quiz to test yourself.

SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER TEST (THE SAD TEST)

Instructions: Please read the statements listed below. Answer each item that you believe accurately describes your condition in a specific time of the year.

1. I feel down in cloudy days without sunlight

2. I feel moody more often in winter than at other times of the year

3. If it is a chilly, misty day outside, it’s a challenge for me to get out of bed in the mornings

4. If there is no bright sunlight outside, I feel like all my energy has been drained out of me

5. Cold weather makes me sleepy all day long

6. I have troubles falling or staying asleep at nights in the wintertime

7. Cloudy, sunless days make me lose my interest in the things I usually enjoy

8. I feel hopeless in the wintertime

9. In cold, misty days, I find difficult to concentrate on my tasks

10. I have an increase craving for eating or poor appetite in the wintertime

11. Cold, sunless days make me more irritable

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The SAD Test is based on the diagnostic criteria of Seasonal Affective Disorder.
This SAD self-test will help you find out whether you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The free SAD test is designed to make a preliminary assessment. Use your test results to determine whether you need further examinations or to track your progress if you are undergoing therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder.