Items Tagged ‘coping with grief’

Ask the Doctors - Will my mom's emotional withdrawal affect her physical health?

April 11, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Will my mom’s emotional withdrawal affect her physical health?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: My father passed away six months ago and ever since, my elderly mother has withdrawn from all social activity. I can’t help wondering — does this pose a problem for her mental health? The loss of a loved one is a heavy burden for anyone to bear. For an elderly person, particularly a […]

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Tags: coping with grief, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, elderly, senior citizen, social isolation

Mental health check

June 24, 2017

Mental health check

By uclahealth uclahealth

Seeing a therapist for the first time can be intimidating, but you don’t want to shortchange your mental health. If you are having second thoughts about speaking with someone, it may help to remember that you are not alone: About one in four adults in the United States is diagnosed with a mental health disorder […]

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Tags: anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, coping with grief, drug abuse, humanistics, life changes, living with chronic illness, mental health, mental health check, mental health disorders, mental health issues, mental health specialist