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PsychCentral - Beating the Holiday Blues


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Joy to the world! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Festive music fills the air; holiday cheer abounds. Everyone is happy at holiday time — right? Wrong. Truth be told, many people feel lonely, sad, anxious and depressed at this time of year. How can this be?

There are many reasons why people feel down at holiday time. Here are the key causes for the holiday blues: