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spring fever

(1) A popular term for the various mental changes (e.g., brightened moods, positive attitude, etc.) that accompany the longer, sunnier days of spring.
(2) The term spring fever has also been applied to the less common findings of exhaustion, dizziness, irritability, join complaints and lack of drive that may occur in the early spring.

spring fever

Vox populi A constellation of mental changes–eg, brighter mood, positive attitude, joie de vivre, that accompany longer, sunnier days in spring. See Heliotherapy. Cf Bright light therapy, Seasonal affective disorder.

spring fever

A feeling of rejuvenation or increased sex drive that affects some people in the spring.
See also: fever
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