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Season affective disorder doesn't get the best of Lake Park woman Shannon Nava anymore, as she turned to psychotherapy to battle the disorder that was stealing the joy out of her life every fall and winter. Photo by - Brian Basham

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Shannon Nava remembers a time seven years ago when she didn't get out of bed for an entire month.

"I was just so tired," she said, "I didn't want to go anywhere, including work."


But Nava soon had no work to go to, as she lost job after job. Depression had set in, and it had set in hard. "I knew something was wrong, and so I went to go see a therapist about it," she said.

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