Results for - The SAD Fall Survey

1,447 voters participated in this survey
Do you enjoy fall?

1. Do you enjoy fall?

Yes
78%
1,135 votes
No
10%
145 votes
Undecided
8%
110 votes
Not Applicable
4%
57 votes

2. What, if anything, do you dislike about fall?

Shorter days
35%
503 votes
Cool weather
25%
360 votes
Raking leaves
17%
242 votes
End of the gardening season
12%
169 votes
The impending arrival of winter
35%
505 votes
The end of daylight savings time
25%
364 votes
Seemingly endless conversation about how wonderful fall is
8%
118 votes
N/A
22%
320 votes

3. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is thought to be caused by less sunlight during fall and winter, which causes the brain to produce less of a chemical linked to brain pathways that regulate mood. The result can be feelings of depression. Are you affected by SAD?

Yes
20%
284 votes
No
61%
879 votes
Undecided
20%
284 votes

4. People with SAD have many of the normal warning signs of depression. Do you experience any of these during fall?

Less energy
23%
340 votes
Trouble concentrating
10%
150 votes
Fatigue
21%
305 votes
Greater appetite
12%
167 votes
Increased desire to be alone
12%
168 votes
Greater need for sleep
18%
267 votes
Weight gain
12%
171 votes
N/A
57%
827 votes

5. If you suffer from SAD, do you have any hints or tricks you use to help make the fall season more enjoyable? (please let us know in the comments)

Yes
7%
105 votes
No
28%
401 votes
Undecided
8%
111 votes
Not Applicable
57%
830 votes
09/26/2016 Seasons 1447 41 By: Bboopy13
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