Items Tagged ‘Anxiety’

Staying Safe and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 27, 2020

Staying Safe and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By uclahealth uclahealth

Ways to Remain in Good Physical & Mental Health

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Tags: Anxiety, coronavirus, COVID-19, diet, featured, healthy lifestyle, nutrition, safe


As Stay-at-Home Orders Increase, so do Feelings of Loneliness and Depression

March 23, 2020

As Stay-at-Home Orders Increase, so do Feelings of Loneliness and Depression

By uclahealth uclahealth

Quarantine Mandate May Affect Mental Health

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Tags: Anxiety, depression, featured, loneliness, mental health, stress management


Coping with Coronavirus Fears and Anxiety

March 18, 2020

Coping with Coronavirus Fears and Anxiety

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Tips to Alleviate Stress During a Pandemic

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Tags: Anxiety, coronavirus, featured, social anxiety, stress


Being there for someone with anxiety or depression

December 11, 2019

Being there for someone with anxiety or depression

By UCLA50Plus UCLA50Plus

When a family member or friend is feeling sad or anxious, it can be awkward when you don’t know what to say. You want to help – and not make matters worse – but how? Dr. Emanuel Maidenberg, UCLA psychologist and clinical professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, has recommendations about how to help someone […]

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Tags: Anxiety, depression, friendship, psychotherapy, reassurance, UCLA 50 Plus Program


Mindfulness Meditation: Health Benefits and How to Start

July 11, 2019

Mindfulness Meditation: Health Benefits and How to Start

By uclahealth uclahealth

Humans have a natural ability to live in the present. As children, we are curious and notice even small details (like the color of a bug or a pattern in the clouds). With aging, people tend to focus less on the present moment. Instead, they process things that happened in the past or anticipate something […]

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Tags: adhd, Anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, MARC, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, mindfulness meditation, obsessive-compulsive disorder, physical health, UCLA Mindful


Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children

July 11, 2019

Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children

By uclahealth uclahealth

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children need physical activity to promote healthy growth and development. Playing outdoors fosters higher levels of physical activity than indoor play, which is vital for kids since childhood obesity rates are on the rise. Unfortunately, the average child spends less than 30 minutes of unstructured […]

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Tags: adhd, ADHD Clinic, Anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavioral health, depression, mental health, physical activity, stress levels, vitamin D


Placebo effect: sugar pills as medicine?

March 14, 2019

Placebo effect: sugar pills as medicine?

By uclahealth uclahealth

The placebo effect occurs when people respond to treatments that have no medical reason to be effective. Although the placebo effect is generally accepted as being real, exactly why these treatments work remains a mystery. One common theory is that the mind acts on the body to bring on the physical response. New research suggests […]

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Tags: Anxiety, back pain, caregiver, depression, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, placebo effect, schizophrenia


November 16, 2018

Treating Total Patient

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Dr. Jason Lerner was one of the few doctors who believed me when I said Kourtney was having absence seizures,” says Kathy Daigle, mother to 14-year-old Kourtney Daigle. Also pictured is Kourtney’s father, Ken Daigle. Kathy continues, “He’s been treating Kourtney since she was 3. He’s an amazing doctor and he takes a really holistic […]

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Tags: Adolescent Epilepsy Center, Anxiety, Dr. Jason Lerner, ketogenic diet, nutritionist, psychiatrist, seizures, teen epilepsy


Ask the Doctors - Am I a hoarder?

September 28, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Am I a hoarder?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I’m a 77-year-old woman – and I’m a hoarder. Well, maybe I’m a hoarder. Maybe I’m just lazy or a procrastinator. Regardless, how can I get myself in gear? Hoarding behavior has only recently been recognized as a disorder. According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, […]

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Tags: Anxiety, Ask the Doctors, behavioral therapy, depression, Dr. Robert Ashley, hoarding behavior


Ask the Doctors - How risky are 'magic mushrooms'?

September 25, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How risky are ‘magic mushrooms’?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I see that psilocybin mushrooms – what we used to call magic mushrooms – are being studied now as a possible treatment for PTSD and depression. I’ve struggled with severe depression my whole life. Would it be risky for me to give magic mushrooms a try? In a word – yes. Although emerging […]

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Tags: Anxiety, Ask the Doctors, Controlled Substances Act, depression, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, magic mushrooms, psilocybin, PTSD, Schedule 1 substance