The "August Blues" Are a Real Thing and They Explain Why You're Grumpy Right Now
August 24, 2017
|It's no July (you know — barbecues, federal holidays, "Despacito" on repeat), but August still has plenty of sunshine, long days, and hot weather to enjoy. So why does the last month of summer sometimes feel like a complete drag? It turns out experiencing anxiety and depression is pretty common in August, according to Stephen Ferrando, director of psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center.
NYMC Faculty: Stephen J. Ferrando, M.D., Har Esh Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences